Hi … I’m back! *I’m waving … can you see me?* How are you all? How has the last 6 months been for you? It’s been a bit of a crazy couple of months for me … as I predicted back in July, the second lockdown has come full force. Today marks the beginning of … Continue reading I’m backkk … The Lockdown 2.0
Custard and Pie Adventures What is Custard and Pie Adventures you may be wondering? Let me introduce you to Custard and Pie. Custard is the nickname of my son Devon. He is 9 years old and the most awesome dude I know. He is very much mummy’s boy and likes nothing more that a great … Continue reading Custard and Pie Adventures
Saturday 11th July 2020 Happy Saturday! I have decided that this post will be the last lockdown post … for now. It’s been four months. Can you believe it? As restrictions are slowly being lifted in England and people are now getting back to some kind of new normal and infection numbers are slowly decreasing, … Continue reading The Lockdown: Week 16 – Time To Say Goodbye … For Now
Turnip Cake Turnip cake is not actually made with turnip – well technically not English turnip. It is made from a root vegetable which is part of the turnip family. This root vegetable is called daikon but it is also known as mooli or even just Chinese radish. Daikon is like a big white carrot … Continue reading Turnip Cake
Saturday 4th July 2020 My apologies for this late post … this is what happened. On Thursday the Hubby told me that the window fitting guy was coming round on Friday morning to do some final measurements for my home windows. I’m like great! Let’s get this ball rolling … 9am he was coming. Come … Continue reading The Lockdown: Week 15 – Happy Independence Day!!!
Friday 26th June 2020 Happy Friday! How awesome was the weather this week!? I mean come on … 30°C heat. I must admit I was sweating. We are officially into summer … yes, a whole season passed us while we were in lockdown. How do I know we are officially in the summer season? Well, … Continue reading The Lockdown: Week 14 – Summer Is Officially Here
Friday 12th June 2020 Hello all! It has been a pretty exhausting week mentally for me. I’m not going to get into it in detail but the lockdown has put a strain in our family dynamic. Living in close proximity to someone can bring out the worst in you … and this week all our … Continue reading The Lockdown: Week 13 -It’s Been A Rough Week
The Perfect Quiche I just love a great quiche. Nothing too fancy, just a cheese and tomato quiche will do me just fine. A generous sized portion with a side of salad … now there is a great meal. It has taken me a while to perfect my quiche recipe. When I first starting making … Continue reading The Perfect Quiche
Friday 12th June 2020 HAPPY FRIDAY ALL! HOW HAS YOUR WEEK BEEN? Some children went back to school this week. I was contemplating it … Skye is in year 6 and this is her final few weeks of primary school before she heads off to secondary school in September. She really wants to go back … Continue reading The Lockdown: Week 12 – How Do You Plead?
Best Bolognese Sauce Everyone should have a great bolognese sauce as part of their repertoire. I mean, who doesn’t love spaghetti bolognese .. or a simple pasta bake? My bolognese sauce is simple and very verstatile. Not only do I use it with pasta, I also use it for lasagne, chilli con carne and pasta … Continue reading Best Bolognese Sauce