Ok so you’re probably wondering what the heck ‘Om – Cakes’ are? Well, they are sort of cross between an omelette and a pancake. You could even say they are a little bit like a fluffed up version of a crepe but I have no idea how to fit that into the recipe title haha!… Read More


  This tasty dish is part of the ‘Recipes For Emma‘ series and if you want to know more about it you can click here, however if you’re in a rush you can skip it and scroll on down to the recipe. Salt and pepper shrimp is a dish taken from Sam Chao’s blog “Scrumptious… Read More


Now the weather’s getting warmer, I’ve started drinking more smoothies. I find its a great way to pack some fruit into my diet, but it lasts a bit longer than a munch on an apple. There are so many ways to tweak and alter a smoothie to suit your taste buds and dietary requirements. If… Read More


Ive always been someone who’s organised and my kitchen is no exception. Below are a number of tips on tricky foods, labelling and storage, freezing items and useful cooking utensils. Peeling an avocado The first time I peeled an avocado, I did it with a potato peeler and made quite a mess! After a number… Read More


Can it be frozen? Ever wondered if you could just freeze all the extra stuff that you buy in a big shop, but when you get home, it doesn’t fit in the fridge or cupboards. Like the ‘free’ items you get with the special offers such as buy one get one free. You know, the… Read More


If you’ve never heard of Kefir, then don’t worry, because neither had I until it was recommended to me. To sum it up, it’s a kind of yogurt, with high levels of good bacteria, which is great for those who need to boost their immune system or for those who suffer from digestive problems. It’s… Read More


Now that the weather has changed and the temperature dropped I decided to get into the autumn spirit and cook up some seasonal veg. I’ve never made a soup and I thought that it was about time that I did, especially considering that the last few weeks I’ve slurrped a bowl of soup at lunchtimes… Read More


  This recipe is one of my husbands ultimate favourites (although he says that about a few recipes I cook!) Its so easy to make and is a great accompaniment to most dishes. I cannot take any credit for this as I haven’t added in any new ingredients (just tweaked it a little). I came… Read More


With summer feeling like a dream long ago, we are left with cold nights and a great excuse to get this seasons vegetables cooked up into a hearty warm dish. What could be more perfect than a delicious tasty meal that’s really simple to make. I first discovered stuffed butternut squash last year (2012) when… Read More