There are so many versions of the classic chocolate crispy cake! Some chewy, some crunchy and using varying types of cereal, syrup and even marshmallows. So with a couple of bake sales taking place at school, we decided to play around with a few different recipes to make some yummy Easter treats. Obviously, the children… Continue reading Making Easter Crispy Cakes & Treats
‘Kids Tea Tuesdays’ has been a popular feature on the blog for some time now, so I’ve decided to shake it up a bit and bring in some fresh blood! We all have our own family favourites, store cupboard classics and frugal food tricks up our sleeves, so why not share yours with us? I’ll… Continue reading Chicken & Chorizo Paella
Following the wedding, the peak of our trip, the final chapter on our Chilean adventure took us to a farm near the coast, where we stayed in a timber framed chalet in what felt like the middle of nowhere! The property stood alone, surrounded by countryside and farmland, an idyllic setting, about an hour and… Continue reading Our Chilean Adventure – The Final Installment!
This easy and frugal chilli con carne recipe is (unusually) packed full of vegetables and so makes 500g of minced beef stretch a lot further than most other chilli recipes. Unlike my Best Bolognese recipe, I like to keep the veggies chopped small for this one so that the finished dish is a bit more… Continue reading Very Veggie, Beef Chilli
Following on from last week’s post summarising the beginning of our Chilean Adventure, our second week in Chile began with The Wedding! This was the catalyst fuelling the trip, the whole reason we were visiting Chile in the first place! Pia stayed at her grandparents house, the night before the big day and Martin (my… Continue reading Our Chilean Adventure – Part 2 – The Wedding
During our recent trip to Chile, we were hosted by my sister-in-law’s family for part of the time and treated to some tasty, home cooking. Lou loves to help in the kitchen and particularly enjoyed this fish dish, that she helped to prepare and was desperate to recreate on our return. The dish itself is […]
So, we have just returned from an amazing holiday in Chile! The whole trip was centered around my brothers wedding but his fiancé (Pia) insisted that our visit should include as much of Chile as possible so that we could really get a feel for the country. I was a little daunted by the thought… Continue reading Our Chilean Adventure- Part 1