On the menu – a use for soup and another birthday cake

Sunday When I made the butternut squash and cauliflower soup from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s More Veg, the other day, I made enough for four portions. I ate one and stuck the other three portions in the freezer. At the time of eating the soup, I had thought that it would be improved with some cheese and…

5 things I liked this week – 20.10.17

1. S has a fantastic school trip to Ypres, I am full of admiration for the teachers who took a coach load of teenagers to Europe and back, in a day, on their day off (it was a Saturday). 2. I’ve eaten well this week, More Veg by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has already proved itself to…

On the menu – more Hugh, Nigella and Ed Smith plus some John Whaite

Tuesday I am trying to increase the number of different types of veg I eat, I’m not good with root vegetables, unless it’s potatoes, carrots, beetroot or at a push, parsnip. So, anyway, today’s attempt was swede, I have eaten swede before, it is quite nice mashed but in this, roast swede vegeree from Hugh…

On the menu – ‘soup’, stew, banana bread and stir fry

Friday I was so excited when I learnt that Miguel Barclay had a second One Pound Meals book coming out, I loved the first book and I’ve made so many recipes from it but when I got my hands on Fast & Fresh, I was so distinctly underwhelmed, I thought about returning it (I have…