Inspired by Nigella ‘Chop Chop Earl Grey Muffins’ (Batch Cooking my Work Breakfasts)

I decided to watch Saturday Kitchen Live today on BBC 1, a show I surprisingly don’t normally watch, and my watching it today has absolutely nothing to do with my crush on a certain TV chef. One of the segments of the show featured the widely known Nigella Lawson who was making Chai Breakfast Muffins. […]

Chocolate ‘Weetabix’ Brownies

I think when you start living away from home as a young ‘professional’ (or un-professional in my case) you may go through a few teething problems when it comes to the food shopping. If you are half curious about cooking and a bit of a foodie you may find you end up with exotic ingredients […]

When Life Hands You Lemons You Make…Flapjacks and Cookies

Saturday was shopping day, as it is every week. As it was the start of a new food shopping month I was going bold and stocking up. I went to Holland and Barrett to re-stock on some vitamins I was running low on, and to buy a bulk load of stock powder. I had 2 […]

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Yellow Split Pea Soup

Hi everyone, Don’t worry, my silence on here was due to problems with our internet connection, not a mental health breakdown. Did you miss me? (Tumbleweed blows past) Anyways, this is what I made last Sunday. It made three portions of yummy soup. Three g e n e r o u s portions of soup, […]

Tart Me Up or Down Easy Macaroni Cheese

It’s been a while since I last posted a recipe, and this is a household favourite, to the point that I haven’t thought to include it till now because everyone has a Macaroni Cheese recipe, this is mine. To an extent it could be considered healthy because it uses cottage cheese for part of the […]

Pancake Day! Chickpea Pancakes and Broad Bean and Feta Salad

So it’s Pancake Day today and I have a confession to make. I don’t like pancakes. When I say that, I mean those Crepe-y type things that Pancake Day is all about. I don’t know why but they just taste like a greasy mess to me. Yet I like savoury pancakes, and I have a […]

What do you do with a packet of instant mash?

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of a lovely little book I got for Christmas called Eat Well, Waste Less: An A-Z guide to using up your leftovers by Bish Muir. As you know from my previous post  I have a food cupboard crammed to the brim with ‘Why the hell did I buy that?’ packets and tins. […]