Pancakes With Sweetcorn And Parma Ham

DianaMains, Sides, Starters & Nibbles

savoury pancakes with sweetcorn

Pancakes With Sweetcorn And Parma Ham Its pancake day (or Shrove Tuesday) today.  Apparently according to my children, its illegal not to eat pancakes today. When we make pancakes, we go for the american style billowy pillows of pancakey heaven.  My go to recipe is Nigellas american breakfast pancakes.  They have never failed me. Its half term, and was bucketing … Read More

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Haggis Brunch with Sauté Potatoes

DianaBreakfast, Mains, Recipes

Haggis Brunch

Haggis Brunch with Sauté Potatoes I love haggis.  Sadly my children are not so keen.  Between New Year and mid March I constantly try to surreptitiously include it in our meals.  Without much success. This haggis brunch was one such attempt.  Do not believe my children – the combination is delicious. Ingredients (per person): 125g Cooked boiled (ideally left over) … Read More

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Easy Christmas Tree Naan Pizza

DianaChristmas, Mains, Recipes, Seasons

Christmas Tree Naan pizza

Easy Christmas Tree Naan Pizza My kids love to make their own pizza, so they get exactly their favourite combination of tomato, cheese and toppings. (i.e. they can cram loads on). I am not a fan of the ready made pizza bases from the supermarket (just too doughy) – but we do not always have time to make dough from scratch.  As … Read More

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Halloween Food Ghostly Quesadillas

DianaHalloween, Mains, Recipes, Styling & Decoration

Ideas for halloween food

Halloween Food Ghostly Quesadillas Halloween food!  Its that time of year again, when my kids indulge my desire to theme all foods around the house.  (They are especially indulgent if that themed food happens to be chocolate!) Unlucky today kids. – No chocolate.  Lunch is Ghostly Quesadillas. Tortillas are the perfect vehicle for some halloween shapery, because they are so easy … Read More

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4 Hour Beef Bourguignon

DianaMains, Recipes

Best Beef Bourguignon

4 Hour Beef Bourguignon Beef bourguignon is one of our all time family favourites.  The beauty of this dish is that the flavour comes from the slow cook – which you can do on a very low heat in the oven, or in a slow cooker.  Its almost impossible not to make this delicious. If you have the time, it … Read More

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