recipes

Excel Weekly Menu Planner: Free Download

Excel Weekly Menu Planner: Free Download

A few weeks ago we made a little menu planner in Excel so that I could better keep track of what items I had to use in my fridge, freezer and store cupboards, and to help me shop more sustainably with less waste. I have […]

Date & Gingerbread Biscuits

Date & Gingerbread Biscuits

These traditional gingerbread biscuits are for celebrations and the occasional treat. They contain both sugar and syrup in small quantities, but the sweetness and toffee-like flavour is also helped along by the addition of finely chopped dates. These biscuits were made for Father’s Day, but […]

Toddler-Friendly Oaty Bars

Toddler-Friendly Oaty Bars

No matter where I travel, I always have a couple of oaty bars with me. You can buy them ready-made in shops, but they are an extortionate price for five small finger snacks, and making them yourself costs next to nothing, is amazingly quick and […]

Lemon & Almond Biscuits

Lemon & Almond Biscuits

  These tasty biscuits came about as I tinkered with a few ideas for an easy recipe to make with the ingredients I happened to have around the kitchen. The almonds bring a scent and taste of sweet marzipan without so much sugar, and the […]