Recipes

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! …

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Have Your Cake & Eat It… Just not until Christmas!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Recipes
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Last year I posted a blog on Stir Up Sunday with a recipe for Christmas Pudding. Click on this link ‘Christmas Pudding’ if you want to see it. This Year I’m giving a recipe for Christmas Cake. You may think it’s a bit early but this cake tastes better for a bit of maturing. Put …

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Things That Go ‘Pump’ In The Night!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Recipes
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It’s that time of year again! It seems like the Kids have only just gone back to school and then the next thing you know Halloween is here! We normally let the kids stay up a bit later on Halloween. They don’t go out trick or treating but they love it when other children come …

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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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Shepherds Pie… No really… Just Shepherds Pie!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Recipes
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Sometimes, not very often but sometimes we have a meal which is quite simple and not spicy. Well, not that spicy!     Shepherds pie is one of those dishes. We don’t have it that often at all, so when we do it’s a real treat. It’s one of those really comforting foods. Perfect for …

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An Unexpected… Pudding

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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It was a nice sunny day in the summer holidays. We had said our good-byes a few days before to our child from Belarus that had been staying with us for a few weeks healthy respite. So it was just Us and our Kids. Time to chill out and relax. Our Kids had been eager to get their bikes …

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‘Ome Made Mild Curry Masala

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Recipes, Reviews
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The first ‘Ome Made products have finally gone on sale. Mike at Bradway Quality meats is the very first stockist, and after all his help and support it seems quite fitting! Hopefully the first products to buy on www.omemade.com will be available very soon. One of the first products available will be the ‘Ome Made …

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‘Ome Made Kebab

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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‘Ome Made Kebab   I have been fond of kebabs since my beer swilling teenage years… You could not beat that garlicky, salty meat stuffed into a pita with slice cabbage, grated carrot, raw onion, sliced tomato and cucumber then drizzled with lemon juice, yoghurt & mint and hot chilli sauce after a night out …

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Easter Thai Time!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Recipes
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  Easter Thai Time! So for Easter Sunday this year we decided to have Thai.  We were having friends and Family around for Dinner so we decided to keep it simple.  So of course it had to be Thai Fishcakes and the ubiquitous Thai Green Chicken Curry. These were complimented by some nice crunchy pickled …

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