Summer Sizzlers

Potato recipes for get ahead cooks I love potatoes of any size, shape or variety. At any time of the year they are a vital addition to any veg basket, making a hearty addition to any meal. Winter suppers consisting of large, fluffy, oven baked potatoes with crispy skins, filled with any savoury concoction thatContinue reading “Summer Sizzlers”

Are salads your thing

Ditch the Chicken nuggets Are you a salad person, or more of a chicken nugget fan? Personally I’m a salad freak, the fresh combination of raw and cooked vegetables and fruits plus the texture of different beans, pulses grains and seeds really get me salivating. Chicken nuggets on the other hand leave me cold. TheContinue reading “Are salads your thing”

Devonshire Splits

Daily recipe Lets get Devon cooking Nothing like some home baking to take your mind off things. Also, much more tasty that shop bought, processed food. No excuses now, you have got the time. Grab the kids, get into the kitchen and BAKE. Devonshire Splits Makes 8 Allergens: Gluten, dairy. Oven temp 425F/220c/Gas No7. Ingredients:Continue reading “Devonshire Splits”

Low fat Recipe

Spiced Potato and Carrot Bahji I love a nice spicy, crispy Bahji, served with a nice fresh crunchy salad & a big bowl of chilli & cucumber ratia, for dipping. The only thing I don’t like is the fat content. Traditionally, Bahji’s are deep fried, which gives them that gorgeous, crunchy texture, it also givesContinue reading “Low fat Recipe”

Cheese and Potato Twists

Daily Recipe 24th March 2020 Great recipe today, to go with that homemade soup you are making from those leftover or frozen veg. If salads are more your thing, stuff these tasty twists with whatever you fancy. Olives, tomatoes and anchovies with some wild rocket, make a tasty light lunch. Cheese and PotatoTwists. Makes 8Continue reading “Cheese and Potato Twists”

Marwood Hill Gardens

A hidden paradise in North Devon. I’m in two minds about writing this blog, purely for selfish reasons, you understand! However, in these difficult times, we need to be kind and try to help others. So, I am going to share with you, my visit to these beautiful, little known North Devon gardens. Marwood HillContinue reading “Marwood Hill Gardens”

One bowl cake

Fruit and Nut Cake Ok, you home workers or those self isolating, its time for a little exercise. Jump up from the sofa, walk towards that kitchen, done the apron and get the bowl and the wooden spoon at the ready. The time has come to make some cake. We can’t have you sitting around,Continue reading “One bowl cake”

Appledore Chocolate Shop

Chocs away When visiting the delightful Mr Kennedy a few weeks ago at his delicious little Chocolate Shop in Appledore, I didn’t think I would be titling this blog “Choc’s away”, but that is exactly what has happened. No longer will you be able to purchase those decadent morsels of heaven from Appledore, as theContinue reading “Appledore Chocolate Shop”