Banana Fritters

Recently when listening to the radio there was a slot about banana wastage. Apparently, millions (don’t quote me) of Brits throw bananas away by the dozen when they are overripe and start to form brown spots. This to me, is so ironic given that every week, I buy far more bananas then I need so that they…

Prawn and Okra Curry

I’ve only recently become a fan of okra or ‘lady fingers’ as I recall it being referred to when I was a child. I remember it being served  with other vegetables and it reducing the dish to a slimy, and not particularly nice consistency. Fast forward to me enjoying the ‘Hard Bowl’ meal at Cook Daily, my…

Quiche

Dinner the other night was a quiche. As a child I remember vol-au-vents and prawn cocktails being served at parties and there would always be cold, wobbly slices of mini quiche. Is it apparent from my description that I found the latter to be far from appetising? This is now ironic, given that I’ve recently added…

Foccacia Recipe

Foccacia – the Italian flat bread flavoured with olive oil, herbs and spices.

Pizza Pizza

This week, I made pizza. There is nothing new or extraordinary about this – making thick, doughy pizza bases and marinara sauce from scratch is a standard for me and something I often do, but this week was different. Play day mornings are usually reserved for Messy Play which is often a mad rush out…