Tomato and Egg Tart (or you can call it Quiche)

Quiche has had a bad rap over the years, but there’s also been a lot of less than great quiche put on plates. This one (which is really just an Tomato and Egg Tart) that I’m going to share with you today has a lot going for it. Firstly, it’s eye catching! The addition of cherry tomatoes still on the […]

Homemade Chicken Fingers – yes, you can!

Making homemade chicken fingers is much easier than you’d think! Why would you want to do this you ask? Well, for one thing, you can be sure of what’s inside them. Also, what’s on the outside. Kids and adults enjoy homemade chicken fingers a lot! I used to make chicken fingers when my sons were kids, made them quite often […]

Toad in the Hole – comfort food for a cold day

The actual true origin of Toad in the Hole is up for debate. Lots of thoughts around poor folks stretching out a very small piece of meat into a larger meal is just one direction on this. Others have said this was to induce picky children to eat something ridiculous. Whatever the basis, this is a dish that has been […]

Lasagna – non traditional, but delicious and easy

Nearly everyone enjoys lasagna, but sometime the thought of making it seems like a lot of work! Let me share a secret, well it’s not a secret, but not everyone knows this – hope you’re sitting down – you don’t have to pre-cook the noodles! That’s right, you can make an awesome and delicious lasagna using the noodles right out […]

Lentil Soup – comforting and easy for lunch or dinner

I usually make this soup with ham stock, because we like it very much. However, you can easily make it with chicken or vegetable stock instead. I recommend Better Than Boullion if you can get it. Much less salty than stock cubes. If you have to use stock cubes, just watch how much salt you add as you cook. Two […]