Kids’ Cookery Club- Breakfast Smoothies

I love making smoothies but don’t always have the time to make them, especially during term time when I’m rushing off to work on a morning.  My kids love them too, especially when they can create their own.  A few years ago I bought a Kenwood Smoothie Maker which was worth it’s weight in gold….

Saturday Suppers- The Hairy Dieters’ Beachside Paella

        On Saturday night I TRY to cook something a little bit more special if we have time.  We have been back from our holiday in Spain for two weeks now and the time has gone so fast.  The weather has been up or down and on Friday and Saturday I began…

Apple and Oat Muffins- The Great British Bake Off Everyday

Last Wednesday I woke up feeling in a baking mood.  I think the excitement of the Great British Bake Off starting back on TV and everyone talking baking on Twitter made me want to get my apron on.  I didn’t need to bake anything, I just felt like it.  It was a day when we…

Kids’ Cookery Club- Drop Scones.

One of my favourite roles in my job as a teaching assistant and supply teacher in a local primary school is that I get to cook with the children I work with! I really enjoy it and judging by their response, I know they enjoy it too! For three years until funding and childcare issues…

Chocolate Tea Cakes- Great British Bake Off Series 3

I’ve always loved Tunnock’s Teacakes.  To be honest I don’t usually buy packets of chocolate biscuits when I do my weekly food shop as I know once that packet is open, I’ll trough the lot!  I did buy them when my children were at primary school and took packed lunches.  We all love them in…

The Great British Bake Off Everyday- 100 Foolproof Recipes Book Review

Yippee!  Every August I get really excited as it means it’s Great British Bake Off time!  I was really excited when I pre-ordered my copy of the latest GBBO book from Amazon.  This book is called “The Great British Bake Off Everyday” with the subheading 100 Foolproof Recipes. At the time of writing the latest…

Blue For A Boy Blueberry Bundt Cake

Last Tuesday I was meant to be going along to York Central Clandestine Cake Club’s event.  Family circumstances with my hubby working away up in Scotland and my daughter’s horse needing looking after, I had to cancel going along to the event.  Unfortunately I only found out that my hubby had to go away a…