Tagged with Recipes

Quick and easy choc pops

Quick and easy choc pops

This week we had a bake sale at school, I always like to contribute it’s a good excuse to make something, well, decorate something. The fact is I am just too lazy to bake but I love the decorating and after all when children are your customers that’s the important bit. So this time I … Continue reading

Lego party food

Lego party food

The Lego party food was great fun to make and went down well with all our guests, both young and old(er). Lego head pops These Lego pops were the star of the party and went within minutes. They’re made from a single small and large marshmallow skewered onto a cake pop stick, which I bought … Continue reading

Lego brick birthday cake

Lego brick birthday cake

The Lego birthday cake took two attempts, the first one I baked and started to decorate but I wasn’t happy with it so I threw it in the bin and started again. So after a panic search on the web I found this Lego brick cake, a much simpler approach which worked well and gave … Continue reading

Stone age bread

Stone age bread

Hi again. Finally I’m with internet again 😉 After this summer holiday I really need to change some eating habits. I have seen this great recipe in Denmark; it’s from a great restaurant called King Hans (Kong Hans). It has no flour in, and you feel sooo healthy when you eat this. Try it out … Continue reading

Homemade bird feeders

Homemade bird feeders

My Dad loves his garden birds, so, for his birthday last week the children made him some homemade  bird feeders. Normally these would be made to feed garden birds during a UK winter but there is nothing wrong with attracting birds closer to the house with them. I think in Dubai these might work by … Continue reading

Easy peasy pasta

Easy peasy pasta

I’m pretty sure that this recipe is an adaptation from one I originally saw in a Slimming World magazine but I haven’t been able to find it since. Anyway it’s delicious, healthy and super easy to make, the perfect family dish. You will need 2 small leeks A small cup of either frozen or fresh … Continue reading

Have you had a Herman yet?

Have you had a Herman yet?

My mother-in-law has just received her first Herman, a pleasure that was bestowed upon us by good friends during a quick UK trip over Christmas. What’s a Herman I bet some of you are asking? Herman is a German friendship cake, a sourdough cake recipe passed through circles of friends and family, it’s the kitchen … Continue reading

Fabulous flapjacks

Fabulous flapjacks

Flapjacks in my opinion are simply fabulous because they’re as good in a school packed lunch as they are with a cup of tea and a cheesy mag. They’re also very simple to make so the kids can join in and as a bonus there’s limited washing up to do. This recipe will make enough … Continue reading

Banana bread

Banana bread

I want to share with you the recipe for the family´s favorite banana bread. This is the bread that always gets finished  right away. I just made one tonight when I found 3 old bananas in my fridge. The bread gets much tastier when the bananas are old, so instead of throwing them away, it … Continue reading