Fab Fridays……. Carrot cake

After such an early 5am start, with snow on the ground that had melted by the time anyone sane had got out of bed, it was only right to quickly whip up a cake before school and work started, to finish off the week in the way that I had started it.  After all, 2 … Continue reading

Yummy scrummy carrot cake

Next it was the turn of the humble carrot to be transformed into a lunch box special, and with such a fabulous recipe name I couldn’t resist giving this one a go. It was a huge hit with Thila, too much like Christmas cake for Inigo, and scoffed in the office. It’s a recipe that … Continue reading

(Diet) Day 39 – the last of the soup swop recipes!

So the last of the soup swop dishes have gone into the freezer, ready for later this week and next.  One is an old favourite of mine, Carrot and Coriander, the other is Florence’s Carrot and Fennel Soup with Cod and Dill (which personally I’m waiting for a night on my own, when I can … Continue reading

(Diet) Day 34 – The night before the Soup Swop…..

Suddenly the Brussels Soup Swop has crept up on us all.  Tomorrow, or as I sit here at 1.15am, actually today, has arrived rather quicker than we thought.  That means in certain kitchens in Brussels tonight, there has been a mild case of panic, sometimes bordering on histeria, creeping into family life.  Yes, we really … Continue reading