Food, Family & Lifestyle

‘Ome Made Falafel

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Recipes
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  Falafel are great… or can be if they’re made right! The thing is you need to put bags of flavour in there. You need serious amounts of garlic, lemon juice, pepper and salt. And then of course there’s the spices. For me it has to be heavy on the cumin, probably my favourite spice …

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Happy New Year From ‘Ome Made!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Reviews, Talking Borax
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So 2014 has been an interesting year… ‘Ome Made went from being a blog to a business. After many years of thinking about it, talking about it… we went and did it! ‘Ome Made products are now in some shops and we have a couple of markets under our belts. We are now looking forward to …

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Gnocchi-Wocky-Doo-Dah!

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Recipes
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  Every now and then when we ask the kids what they want for tea they answer with something that strikes fear into me! Gnocchi is one of them! They love potato gnocchi and indeed so do I, however, making gnocchi for six hungry people, it’s one of the more… shall we say… time consuming dishes! However …

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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! …

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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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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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‘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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