Food Corner, Seafood

Thai Style Mini Fishcakes

How had I never cooked with Lemongrass before? The stuff is amazing, it's so fragrant and adds a lovely fresh flavour. Anyways, these fishcakes are so easy to make and ever so moreish. Best thing, they are really cheap to make. This makes about 10 small patties. Ingredients  Tinned Salmon 2 Medium Potatoes (cubed) 1… Continue reading Thai Style Mini Fishcakes

Chicken, Food Corner, Indian

Sunday Chicken Curry

I named this Sunday Chicken Curry because we had it every Sunday while I was growing up. It was made with chicken on the bone but at the request of my husband I use boneless. For 2 Ingredients 3 or 4 Boneless Chicken Thigh Fillets (diced into chunks) 2 Medium Potatoes (cut into cubes and… Continue reading Sunday Chicken Curry

Eco, Mama Bear

Eco-Friendly Changes I’ve Made

Earlier this year I posted a blog (Here) on ways I have cut down on single use plastics. These are additional ways I've cut down plus Eco-Friendly changes I've made. 1. Changed to a Green Energy Supplier A few months ago we switched our energy supplier to Bulb Energy. Bulb Energy  supply 100% Renewable Electricity… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Changes I’ve Made

Food Corner, Soup, Vegetarian or Vegan

Vegetarian French Onion Soup

I've been wanting to make this for years but wanted to wait until I had some fancy soup bowls. We finally purchased some Le Creuset ones last weekend, so I had no excuse not try it. I believe the original version calls for Vermouth and Beef Stock. So, it's not quite authentic but it is… Continue reading Vegetarian French Onion Soup

Dessert, Food Corner

Easy Chocolate Puddings (3 Ways)

This chocolate pudding is so easy to make, but looks super elegant when served in a wine glass. So, are you Milk, Dark or White lover? Ingredients.. Dark Carton/Tin of Ready Custard (I used Sainsbury's own brand but you can use any brand) 400-500g 70g Dark Chocolate (At least 60% Cocoa) - Broken into pieces… Continue reading Easy Chocolate Puddings (3 Ways)

Fashion, Mama Bear

My Minimalist Maternity Wardrobe

I've been lucky, my bump has been small enough that I've managed to wear most of my normal non-maternity clothes right into my third trimester. It's only now in the final 3 weeks that I'm struggling, but at this point the only thing comfortable is my husband's PJ bottoms and that holey sweater that I've had… Continue reading My Minimalist Maternity Wardrobe

Indian, Vegetarian or Vegan

Batata Vada (Potato Fritters)

Indian street food at it's simplest. These are so moreish! If they weren't deep fried I'd make them often. Best thing - you can make them from leftover mash! If you somehow have leftover fritters, throw them in a salad with dollops of Greek Yogurt and cucumbers. Ingredients Fritter Filling 250g Cooled Mashed Potatoes (… Continue reading Batata Vada (Potato Fritters)


Cutting Down on Single Use Plastics

I've been on a mission to cut down on the use of plastic products and generally be more eco-friendly, well before Blue Planet 2 came out, but the documentary was a real eye opener and I'm glad it's got people taking about the environment. Here's a few small steps I took in 2017: 1. Solid… Continue reading Cutting Down on Single Use Plastics

Chicken, Food Corner, Indian

Indian Roast Chicken

A little bit different to your standard roast dinner. Don't be terrified by the amount of ingredients, they literally go into 1 bowl before being slathered all over the chicken. Ingredients... 1 small whole chicken Marinade 1 1/2 tablespoons of Greek Yogurt 1 heaped teaspoon of Butter 1/2 a Lime (juice) 1 tablespoon of Tomato… Continue reading Indian Roast Chicken