Kitchen

Kitchen

Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

Quinoa tabouli salad

Quinoa pronounced Kinwah is the only grain that contains complete protein, it is therefore an excellent source of protein for vegetarians and meatless dishes....

Raspberry or strawberry cheesecake

Take advantage of local grown strawberries or raspberries which are at their sweetest and cheapest in August to make this delicious dessert. Strawberries are...

Cheese sauce

Cheese sauce is versatile, use to make gratin dishes, fillings base for vol au vents, serve with pasta or in a lasagne. This recipe I...

Shredded steamed cabbage

Steaming cabbage is by far the healthier way to cook most varieties of cabbage and since they all contain some varying nutrients try to...

Poached eggs with spinach and mushrooms

This recipe serves four and is a great brunch recipe the whole family will love. It is quick and simple to make but tastes...

Cauliflower cheese soup

Normally I make this soup if I have some cauliflower left after dinner. Fresh cauliflower can be used, obviously it will take a little...

Big spaghetti bolognese

This recipe is quick and makes enough for a family meal today and one for the freezer. Simply omit the mushrooms if your children...

Lemon and parsley yoghurt dressing

This simple dressing to serve with my ‘Dip in Dip out’ salad will use up yoghurt and lemons left over when purchased for the...

Creamy carrot soup

        Serves 4-6 Ingredients 10 Good sized carrots, chopped (this also works well with pumpkin/butternut squash)1 Large onion, chopped2 Tablespoons olive oilHalf cup short grain rice (eg....

Pavlova

A lovely dessert to enjoy in the summer. Use up pineapples to make this pavlova and top with loads of fresh juicy strawberries. Delicious!     Serves:...