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…… Continue reading Gnocchi-Wocky-Doo-Dah!
Happy Happy Holidays! We love school holidays in our house. It’s even better when the weather is good, because after a wet winter with 4 bundles of energy bombing around in the house & climbing the walls, we were getting a wee bit fractious temperament wise. For the first winter in a long time we…… Continue reading Happy Happy Holidays!
Soup… We absolutely love it in our house. Not the tinned variety of course. It has to be ‘Ome-made! And it’s so easy to make. You take your favourite ingredients sweat them off in some butter add some stock, cook for a bit and then blitz. Not leek and potato soup though, that can’t…… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Red Chili Soup
Come wind, rain, hail, snow or shine, Flossie, Buttercup, Donkey, Matilda, Monsey & our 2 new additions (it’s amazing what you come home with when you’ve just been for a walk in the park!) Stuffin’ & Strudel all need feeding, watering & their eggs collecting. We discussed all this with our Kids before we decided…… Continue reading Awww! Do I Have To??!!!!
The Kids are back at school which means we’re back to the dilemma of “what shall we give the kids for their lunches?”. Except it’s not really that much of a dilemma. As a family that cooks a lot of food, we just cook… more! Neither Kit nor myself have the patience to be making…… Continue reading Pack Up!
After a week of banged heads, broken teeth, teeth going through lips, split chins, bumps and grazes I’ve decided never to take our Kids out of the house again! Trying to get 4 children (one badly injured) with 4 scooters on a bus with only a £20 note to pay the bus fare with so that…… Continue reading Hands, Knees & Bumpsy-Daisies….