Beef Kibbeh

Kibbeh is a Lebanese food traditionally made with minced lamb but sometimes I really struggle to get minced lamb here.  As usual I tweaked this and reshaped it to fit in with what I could get and what was in the cupboard. They were actually new to me until my trusty photographer and friend mentioned…

Easy Flatbreads

Sometimes I haven’t had the forethought to mix up a proper nan bread dough or I just don’t have the time. Once you make these at home and realise how easy they actually are, and how yummy there is no going back. Makes 4 Flatbread Ingredients 200g strong white flour (or half strong white flour…

Heałthy Breaks and After School Snacks

  My brain is thoroughly stretched at the beginning of term by form filling and the new extra curricular timetable. Never mind thinking of an interesting, variable and healthy selection for the lunch box. Then he tells me he needs a snack as well. And the snack should be nut free. And healthy. Ok. I…

Lazy Fruit Swirls

These very lazy sugar free snacks are great for children’s lunchboxes and after school snacks too.

Easy 6am Cookies

  I have an unhealthy cookery book obsession and my latest discovery is The Extra Virgin Kitchen by Susan-Jane White. I must have clocked the title of these cookies on my initial flick through and when last Friday, actually at 6am, I realised I was not as organised as I had envisaged, I had a light…