Food & Recipes

I find it easier to keep to my weekly family food budget by creating a meal plan a week (sometimes even two or three depending on how busy we will be) in advance, and also by ordering our grocery shopping on-line for added convenience. I post my meal plans on my blog to keep track, and maybe even to give others inspiration for their own family meals.

I love to bake and cook and love to share my favourite recipes here on the blog. If you would like to have a look through them please follow this link to see our favourite family recipes.

I have also shared lots of pictures of my cakes & other culinary delights that I have baked over the years. I was taught to bake by my Nan & Mum alongside my sisters when we were small and so I have been baking and cooking with my children since they were young also, to carry on the tradition. If you would like to take a look, please click here, and enjoy!

If there is something specific that you are looking for, I have listed them all here for you.

Savoury Recipes

Spanish Pork recipe.
Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Beef recipe.
Cumin roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe.
Caribbean Lamb recipe.
Tomato & Herb Couscous recipe.
Cheese Biscuits recipe.
- Quiche Lorraine recipe.

Mexican Lasagne recipe.
Chicken Chimichangas recipe.
Spanish Rice recipe.

Cottage Pie recipe.
Cheese & Onion Pie recipe.
Bacon & Vegetable Pie recipe.

Baked Bean Lasagne recipe.
Cheesy Cauliflower Pasta recipe.
Baked Cannelloni recipe.
Rigatoni alla Amatriciana recipe.
Macaroni Cheese with Broccoli recipe.
Cheesy Broccoli & Penne Bake recipe.
Spaghetti Bolognese recipe.

Mustard Chicken recipe.
Chicken Cacciatore recipe.
Sticky Chicken recipe.
Crock Pot Barbecue Chicken recipe.
Cajun Chicken with Spicy Potato Wedges & Coleslaw recipe.

Sweet Recipes

{cakes & cupcakes}
- Sweetheart Shortbread recipe.
- Lemon & Poppy Seed tray bake recipe.
- Vanilla Sponge tray bake recipe.
Orange Honey Muffins.
Chocolate Easter Cake recipe.

Vanilla Butter Biscuits recipe.
Christmas Spice Biscuits recipe.
Gingerbread Man recipe.
Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies recipe.

Nigella's Christmas Rocky Road recipe.
Peanut Butter Fudge recipe.
White Chocolate & Cranberry Fudge recipe.

{sweet treats}
- Cherry & Cinnamon Flapjack recipe.
- Jamie Oliver's Pancake recipe.
- Easy Meringue recipe.
- Chocolate Bark recipe.
Snowman Soup.
- Mars Bar Cake recipe.
- Pain au Chocolat & Orange Pudding recipe.
- Ghanaian Chin Chin recipe.

{fruity treats}
Apple Crumble recipe.
Caramelised Bananas recipe.
- Fruity Fro-Yo Lollies recipe.
- Toffee Apples recipe.
- Lemon Brownies (Lemonies) recipe.
- Eton Mess recipe.