Food, Family & Lifestyle

Get Sconed!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Recipes
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 We don’t do many desserts or puddings in the ‘Ome Made home but one of the things that always goes down well when we do is a nice scone (pronounced “scon”… of course!).   Scones are so easy to make and with a little jam of your choosing and a big fat dollop of clotted …

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Cup of Chai?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Recipes, Trends
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We started drinking Chai a good year ago now. Not proper Indian Chai but the well known brand, tea bag variety. Recently however the well known brand that we used decided to re-brand their packaging, putting less tea bags in and charging more. Meaning our bag of Chai cost more than twice as much! Now …

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‘Ome ‘n’ Onion Bread…

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Trends
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OK, It’s actually Roman Onion Bread but that’s just not as catchy! This is one of my favourite flavoured breads to make and it’s so simple. This bread is great for a lunch or supper or when your entertaining as a tear and share bread. We quite often have it as an accompaniment to antipasti …

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Tabouleh For School… eh!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Recipes
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  Last term at school I got roped into going into MissT’s class to talk about healthy food, where our food comes from and do a demonstration. So I cooked pizza from scratch and the children all made their own. It was great fun for the kids… and me! Although I think the cleaners are …

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‘Modern’ Cooking?

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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So apparently Fusion Food is now a dirty word with those that are in the know… or care! It’s now called ‘Modern cooking’. So ‘Modern Cooking’ consists of taking flavours from one country and mixing them with another. For instance Korean seems to be a modern trend at the moment along with American style BBQ …

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Eat What You Want… Diet?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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We don’t do diets in our house. Or at least I didn’t think we did. Then I Googled ‘diets’ out of interest. Crikey! We have the 5:2 diet, Dukan diet, Paleo diet, Atkins diet, Alkaline diet, Cambridge diet, South Beach diet, Slimming World diet, Slim-Fast diet, LighterLife diet, WeightWatchers diet, Rosemary Conley diet and Jenny …

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