What to cook this Month

Recipes, time plans and tips for all your Christmas cooking

If you’ve not been able to make it to my recent Christmas cooking classes, you can now buy my stress-free Christmas cooking guide with all the the detailed class handouts...

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why I’ll be drinking rosé this winter

Have you packed your rosé away along with your flip flops? Well get it out because it is perfect to drink with food at this time of year. Aside from...

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what’s in season now – October

I always try to eat in season. It is not only better for the environment, but it is also cheaper and in-season produce tastes so much better. A strawberry in...

in season in October
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ideas for packed lunches and dinners on the go

Does anyone enjoy making packed lunches? Apart from the creators of some of the amazingly beautiful Japanese bento boxes that crop up on social media, I think most of us...

packed lunches
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sauces to make even the simplest meal taste amazing

If your time to cook is limited, get into the habit of making a few of these easy sauces over the next few weeks. Keep them in the fridge and...

sauces for summer
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stress free summer entertaining

I read this really interesting article in The Guardian yesterday about how eating alone is one of the biggest factors for unhappiness. Lack of time and confidence can make it...

stress free summer entertaining
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Lovely leftovers – safe storing and delicious re-using

I love leftovers as much as the main Christmas dinner. I think many of us enjoy the Boxing day re-hash of Christmas dinner more than the first time its served...

leftovers
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Halloween and Bonfire Night recipe ideas

Those of us who would describe ourselves as ‘indoorsy’ come into our own at this time of year. I love summer but I am an autumn person at heart. Give...

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summer holiday eating tips

One of the things I love most about summer is the fact my children can eat outside more (even if they don’t want to), so I have less time crawling...

summer holiday eating tips
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All I know about grilling and cooking on the bbq

First off – In England we call the grill a bbq. So excuse the interchangeable terminology that follows – just know I’m talking about that thing you cook on outside...

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What to serve at parties without stressing out

I know that what to serve at parties is a hot topic so I wanted to share the list I had pulled together of recipes I’d like to eat. Always...

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