Monthly Archives: July 2011

Slow-Cooker Steak and Kidney/Mushroom Pudding

It seems a bit wrong to be eating steamed puddings in July  but the weathers been pretty odd and I really need some comfort food at the moment to power me through hours of breastfeeding and nappy changing. Nicks’ parents … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Meals, Meat, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Pea, Lettuce and Stilton Soup

Though it is supposed to be summer the torrential rain and high winds are making me crave warmer food, this soup was a welcome treat after a short stroll along the river to watch the dragon boats racing. I use … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World Baby Emily

Sorry for the hiatus but anyone following my Twitter stream will know what after an induction beginning on the 7th of July 2011, on the 11th of July 2011 at 9.48am  Nick and I welcomed our Baby Daughter Emily Jane … Continue reading

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Chard and Cheese Pasta Gratin

In a desperate attempt to get this baby out we have been eating a lot of spicy food, but I decided to give our tummies a bit of a break and made something with some stodge I am loathe to … Continue reading

Posted in Brassica Cauliflower Cabbage and Kale, Meals, Pasta and Noodles, Uncategorized, Vegetables and Fruit | 6 Comments

Honey and Raspberry Semifreddo

Prior to my pregnancy I  didn’t really like ice cream, I aways felt a bit to creamy and I preferred sorbet or an ice lolly but since getting pregnant I am happily obsessed with ice cream. Taking every opportunity to … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Cakes and Biscuits, July, Vegetables and Fruit | 5 Comments