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Thai Roasted Chicken

Thai Roasted Chicken

Last week I had the pleasure of guest blogging a Thai Roasted Chicken recipe for Easter on Family Friendly Online. New mother of one, Bognor resident and digital mumpreneur Catherine Jones launched Family Friendly Online on 1st February 2017. The service aims to provide information […]

5 Dishes you should eat during the Six Nations

5 Dishes you should eat during the Six Nations

5 dishes you should eat during the Six Nations. Chips and peanut sauce, Red curry pie, roasted potatoes, Dave’s burger and Slow cooked fruity lamb curry. I have a lot of love for Rugby. I don’t understand what is going on! but I have so […]

How to Cook Thai Sticky Rice in a microwave

How to Cook Thai Sticky Rice in a microwave

How to cook Thai sticky rice in a microwave? It is easier than you think. This is a no fuss way to cook sticky rice, not traditional but easy and fast. Great for when you get home and your kid is asking for sticky rice […]

Pancake day – Dutch pancake

Pancake day – Dutch pancake

Pancake day, WoooooHoooo. Why not try these lovely fluffy little Dutch pancake covered in chocolate, icing sugar and strawberries on this year pancake day. I love pancake day don’t you? I mean it is a day when you can and should eat as many pancake as […]

Lamb Massaman Curry Hotpot

Lamb Massaman Curry Hotpot

Lamb Massaman curry Hotpot is my trusty recipe for a slow cook curry that goes down a storm at dinner parties. You can make it ahead of time, so that you can relax with your guests. It tastes even better if you make it the […]

January Family Date

January Family Date

As you might have read from my last Family Journal post, I have planed to spend more time with my families and friends this year, and if it all goes well I may continue seeng them, hehe. We (please understand that when I say “we” […]

New Year Resolution

New Year Resolution

I was talking to Mr M about 2017 last week, about our goals (resolutions) for the year. One of the things he said he would like to do is to spend more time with us and see more of our friends and family. Not that […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

2nd January 2017, the first day of the year. Let’s not fool ourself here, 1st January does not really excite does it? We stayed in our PJ all day and watch old movies while eating Christmas leftover. As the first day of the year goes […]

Mini Jacket Potatoes

Mini Jacket Potatoes

Mini Jackets Potatoes are a great thing to serve as canapés.  They are quick, easy and affordable to make. You can have any topping you wish. Chilli Con Carne, cheese and bacon, chicken curry, peanut sauce or even smoked salmon. I have made selections of them […]

Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Potatoes

Who does not like roasted potatoes? No one. So why not serve them at your next party? Back in the days when I used to work in the pub, one of my chefs always put out a bowl of crunchy golden roasted potatoes on the […]

Spring Rolls

Spring Rolls

These Spring rolls are great to serve as canapés. Because they cook better from frozen, you can make these weeks ahead of your party, I know you are thinking but I can just get the ready made one from the supermarket. Yes you can, but […]

Sticky Chicken Wings

Sticky Chicken Wings

This is one of the recipes from my book which I thought is perfect to serve as canapés. It is crispy, sticky and finger licking good. These wings will be passing around at our Christmas Party as it is my daughter favourite. I have replace […]