I do love summer. This week I’ve bought a whole watermelon and I’m looking forward to that wonderful fresh taste. I might blend some and make some watermelon ice lollies! Yummy! Menu Monday Smoked salmon, cheese and crackers. Tuesday Gammon, egg, chips, peas. Wednesday Tuna and pasta. Thursday Aberdeen Angus burgers, salad. Friday Orzo salad…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 21
Well I’m back from my music festival (lovely, thanks) and back to trying to cook healthy but hearty meals without breaking the bank. This week I’ll be using one rump steak between two people and making a Mary Berry style steak and ale pie – that is to say, with pastry on the top of…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 13
It’s Shrove Tuesday on the 28th and for once I’m going to be organised enough to make some delicious pancakes for dessert. I’ve got a huge amount of berries in my shopping trolley and the little feathery egg factories in the back garden are back up to full production speed. I can never decide which…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 9
Menu Monday Friend’s birthday meal at the pub Tuesday Leftovers: Roast beef, chips, peas and sweetcorn. Wednesday Delayed date night: Dinner and a movie. Thursday Salmon fillet, new potatoes and vegetables. Friday Chicken carbonara. Saturday Cumberland chipolatas, mashed potatoes, vegetables. Sunday Gammon, potatoes and vegetables.
Menu Monday Leftovers: Roast Lamb, roast potatoes and vegetables. Sticky Toffee Pudding. Tuesday ♥ Valentines’ Day ♥ Rump steak, roast sweet potato cubes and salad. Seville Orange and French Almond cake. Wednesday Bangers, mash and peas. Seville Orange and French Almond cake. Thursday Chicken, leek and mushroom risotto. Very berry cheesecake. Friday Leftovers: risotto. Saturday…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 7
Menu Monday Leftovers: Roast pork, roast potatoes and vegetables. Sticky Toffee Pudding. Tuesday Bangers (Cumberland sausages) and mash with broccoli and peas. Wednesday Prawn stir fry. Thursday Slow cooked Beef shins with mushrooms, carrots and mashed potato. Lemon Meringue Pie. Friday Chicken carbonara. Lemon Meringue Pie. Saturday Bacon and leek risotto. Sunday Roast Lamb, roast…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 6 Menu
I’m quite excited about the thought of trying to make my own pizza. It’s going to be slightly less impressive as I plan on using the bread-machine to make the dough and I don’t have any fancy kitchen implements for cooking the pizza, like a stone or a specific pizza oven. If it all goes…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 5 Menu