Category: Life

Life with a Little Missy who loves to help in the kitchen and garden

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Read: The Echo | A guide to school lunches

Got the lunchbox blues? I wrote a guide to school lunches for The Echo’s Back to School WoW section this week. It’s been a long, hard six months and although I know my ladies...

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Movie food: Harry Potter + treacle tart

Harry Potter + treacle tart While it’s difficult to make out if treacle tart actually appears in the Harry Potter films – there’s a lot of magical food on those groaning tables – it’s...

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Read: The Echo | Show some lunchbox love

An edited version of this feature was first published in The Echo on 28 August 2019. The kids think that the summer holidays will never start, the parents think that they’ll never end –...

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Baked semolina pudding

A bag of semolina fell from the top shelf in the pantry, right on top of my head. That when I realised a) I hadn’t had semolina for a long, long time, and b) it...

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Slow cooker rice pudding

It’s the start of October and the temperature has plummeted. The girls come home from school like ravening wolves, their appetites sharpened by the cold, ready to eat through each other – and me...

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Holiday eating with kids

Long, lazy lunches, enormous post-beach ice creams that threatened to melt down our arms, strolling down to the local bakery to get chocolate croissants for breakfast, popping out for café con leche and freshly...