Yummy scrummy bank holiday Monday breakfast

Don’t you just love this time of year? The weather is unpredictable, the sun hangs lower and sets new shadows and the cool air whirls around you, making it time to cosy up and indulge. The clock jumps back an hour and your October Sunday lasts forever. Really I think I can safely say that…

The everything frittata

Every so often we wake up early on a Sunday morning absolutely starving! With the lazy mood we would be in, I wouldn’t even want to get out of my pj’s let alone head to the shop. Sundays are generally the day that we do a big shop, so in the morning there is basically…

Comforting potatoes

When I was younger my mother used to make the best potatoes in the world! She still does of course but the memories from our childhoods make more impact I believe, and I remember my mother teaching me to make potato gratin or gratin dauphinois if you prefer. This is one of those items that…

Apple tart

It’s Thursday, it’s raining, I’m cold and I’m grumpy. Why am I grumpy? Well l’m bored and have been ordered to stay in bed after I fell last week and fractured my leg, it’s a tiny hairline fracture, but the bruise is enormous and is the part that actually hurts. It even hurts just to…

Comforting chicken noodle soup

It has been a long two weeks since I wrote a post and boy have I missed it. I’ve been grumpy and tired and wondering what was wrong. Now I realise it is because I have not blogged or cooked properly in ages. Now sitting here, writing this,  I feel a little more like me…