My son cooks in school every Thursday. Generally I manage to hear about what he needs on a Wednesday evening. That means I need to have the ingredients to hand, which I normally don’t. So here’s an easy Bacon Carbonara.
But now we have all those Turkey leftovers from Christmas, and I was wondering if you could substitute the ham for the turkey in a Carbonara?
Red peppers are lovely . I actually grew some this year, but they didn’t get big enough to stuff. So here’s a great idea for red peppers.
So…. when Schwartz asked me to try out their new Recipe Inspirations Kit – I jumped at the chance. They sent me a few packs, and I got cooking.
Kale is a vegetable I only got introduced to after I started cooking fro the family. It’s a lovely fresh change to either spinach or something like cauliflower.
Still looking for something to do with all that left over pumpkin? Here’s a recipe you never thought you’d need (or do!). Try it out and give our kids pancakes they never thought they’d eat!
We eat a lot of spinach in the family. We particularly like thefres smallleaf, and hardly ever cook it, but here’s a wonderful fish pie recipe that also allows us to eat our favourite vegetable, spinach!
Seeing as everyone like chocolate cake, here’s another recipe for one. It’s not the 5 minute cake you can do in the microwave, but it’s just as yummy!
Yet another way to use up that pumpkin you’ve left over from Halloween or Thanksgiving, or any of the other reasons you have surplus pumpkin in your house!
Bobotie is a spiced dish from South Africa, originally using leftover meat. This one is a veggie version and uses up any odds and ends of root veg.
Sticky apple compote –Compote (French for “mixture”) is a dessert originating from 17th century France made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup. Whole fruits are immersed in water and with sugar and spices added to the dish, over gentle heat. (Wikipaedia)
Sometimes you have to try something you wouldn’t normally have easily to hand at home , and go get the ingredients to make it. So here you go …try this delicate canapé of spiced roasted pumpkin wedges wrapped in Parma Ham.
Adults love them and for children, you could always do a few with regular chutney instead of chilli sauce, or honey too, so it’s not hot, but still delicious!!