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Lentil Bolognese Recipe

Lentil Bolognese RECIPE

A great vegetarian alternative to the classic bolognese.  A tasty, wholesome and satisfying meal that is healthy too, a definite winner! Being entirely honest, I didn’t have particularly high hopes for this recipe. I have never made anything entirely based on lentils before (My use of lentils previously has always been more of a chuck-a-token-handful-of-lentils-into-a-stew-because-you-can’t-taste-them Read the full article…

The Best Slow Cooker Gammon Recipe

best slow cooker gammon recipe

After much searching I have finally found the best way to cook gammon in the slow cooker, and it only takes 1 minute and 2 ingredients to make! I have spent a lot of time trying out gammon recipes in my slow cooker. I have cooked it in apple juice, orange juice, cider, sweet chilli Read the full article…

Leftover Chicken Pasta Bake

pasta bake with leftover chicken

A brilliant way to use up a leftover chicken, this creamy and gorgeous pasta bake topped with cheese is one of our family favourites! It is a great meal to plan for the day after a roast chicken dinner. I sometimes make this up on the same day as a roast dinner, get it all Read the full article…

Tuna Pasta Bake With Tomato and Cheesy Sauce

tuna pasta bake

Tuna and pasta shells in tomato sauce topped with creamy cheese sauce and baked in the oven – the best tuna pasta bake ever! This is the fish dish for people who don’t like fish. The tomato sauce takes any strong fishy taste away from the tuna, and the cheese sauce on top just makes Read the full article…

Easy Jammy Biscuits

Homemade Jammy Biscuits

These easy homemade jammy biscuits are like a hybrid between a biscuit and a cake and are just scrummy with a cuppa! If you don’t have a toddler helping you, yours will look much neater too! In my bid to replace all the supermarket biscuits I used to buy with homemade ones, we have been Read the full article…

Creamy Pasta With Bacon and Veg

creamy pasta

The quickest of weeknight suppers, pasta with bacon and vegetables in a chicken stock and cream cheese sauce. This is one of my go to recipes when I am feeling lazy, uninspired or I have very little in the fridge! It can be made in about 15 minutes so barely takes longer than your pasta Read the full article…

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

slow cooker pulled pork recipe

Slow cooking makes the pork so beautifully soft and shreddy and the light BBQ-esque sauce is much healthier than using a whole jar of store bought BBQ marinade or similar! I love pulled pork and often order it in restaurants, but it has always been one of those things I thought I’d never be able Read the full article…

Easy Oat Biscuits

oat biscuits

These homemade oat biscuits are so quick to make, and absolutely delicious. The golden syrup gives them a gorgeous flavour . you can cook them a minute or two less less for a slightly soft middle or the full time for very crunchy biscuits. Lately I have been really trying to make my own snacks and biscuits Read the full article…

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe

lemon and poppy seed muffins

Gorgeously moist lemon and poppy seed muffins with lemon icing – just as good as the ones you get in Starbucks and Costa! These are just perfect with a cup of coffee. I had a real craving for lemon and poppyseed muffins the other day but I could not find a recipe I liked anywhere. All I Read the full article…

Easy Orange Cake Recipe

easy orange loaf cake

A beautifully moist and really easy orange cake recipe from a wonderfully retro cookbook! When I was visited my nan at the weekend, she was busy looking through old cookbooks for a cake she wanted to bake. Amongst them was her Be-Ro book from 1952! She had a few different Be-Ro books from over the Read the full article…