Category Archives: Food

The humble custard cream: a haiku.

Oh yellow biscuit With Victoriana swirls One bite and you’re gone.

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Jamie’s (slightly more than) 30 minute meals – satay chicken

Yesterday I cooked another delicious recipe from Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals – the chicken satay with fiery noodle salad. While it really did taste good, it took me a little longer than half an hour to get it on … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals – cheat’s pizza

Today I set myself a challenge – to cook one of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals within his specified half hour time frame. I chose the cheat’s pizza option and I’m proud to say that not only did I manage … Continue reading

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Aldi carbonara; quick, easy, cheap and tasty

As a full time working mum it’s often important I can whip up something tasty and quick that’s suitable for adults and children alike. As you probably know, I’ve been cost cutting by shopping at Aldi. Today we had a … Continue reading

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What’s that hiding in my Aldi fake Quavers?

While the food I have tasted as part of my Aldi taste experiment has been overwhelmingly good – I was less than impressed by their Quaver-style crisps. Not just because the taste was incredibly salty but because we also found … Continue reading

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