Ginger tofu ramen

I’ve been experimenting with more meat-free dishes lately and I thought I would share today’s dinner recipe! Mr S asked for ramen noodles and I found a recipe on the Cauldron website for tofu ramen. The recipe said to use their ready marinated sweet ginger tofu, but I already had some plain tofu in the fridge…

Meat-free Monday recipe

I watched the Simon Amstell: Carnage mockumentry about veganism last week and I’m now filled with a terrible guilt about the dairy industry! I have actively tried to incorporate meat-free dishes into our weekly menu for about a year now; both for the health and environmental benefits. I decided to try out some dairy alternatives…

Blueberry American-style pancakes

A perfect breakfast recipe, especially for pancake day or a lazy Sunday! Recipe  100g self raising flour 1 egg 150ml milk 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 small punnet of blueberries Butter to fry  Place the flour and sugar in a bowl and whisk in the egg and milk to make a smooth batter. Heat frying…

Year of the Rooster

We got a new fairy tale book from Usbourne this week and it included an adaptation of a traditional Chinese story of the magic paintbrush. S wanted to make dragons and I suggested we make pearl and jade dragons to match those in the story. I learnt that a tradition to celebrate Chinese New year is to…

Speedy pizza

A quick lunch and fun activity for the kids rolled into one! I had some wraps left over from a falafel tea last week and decided to turn them into a speedy lunch idea. The kids love getting involved in cooking and pizza is an easy (and minimally messy) meal for them to join in…

Kritharaki

My husband is half Dutch and half Greek and has lived in many places growing up. I love new foods and trying new recipes and this has combined to mean our staple family meals are an eclectic mix! One of our family favourites hails from Cyprus, where my in laws now live in their retirement….