Roasted Parmesan courgettes

A few weeks ago, I ordered fruit and vegetable boxes from a local company that distribute for small scale specialist growers. And boy oh boy, was I happy! Hussey’s Farm has a seriously good range of produce (including delicious cheeses and milk) and deliver straight to your door. I ordered one of the fruit boxes…

Cauliflower, spinach and grilled vegetable salad

I am sure most of you can relate when I talk about the kids going wild. Yesterday was such a day. From the minute we woke, Alexander was what I can only describe as a demon child. Behaviour that I have seen before but not for an entire day. A cranky morning, yes for sure,…

Summer grilled corn

I don’t know about you guys, but I actually find it really hard to cook during the peak of summer. The days are way longer, little tiny humans get up earlier, work is long and hard and the heat just drains me and makes me less hungry. My son also feels these effects, by the…

Chicken with butternut squash and pearl barley salad

I make no secret of the fact that I suffer from a huge amount of anxiety. It has been this way for the last three years since losing our daughter Elena. I am so in fear of getting things wrong that the anxiety just prevents me from moving forward and the best example of this…

Roasted pepper salad

With spring in full swing, it’s time to start eating lighter meals and less comfort food. I really like sitting around a table, having dinner of multiple dishes and picking and choosing, plus this way you make enough to do for another dinner. Salad, cheese, maybe a cold meat selection and yummy vegetables. Possibly accompanied…