Magdalenas and Chocolate Marble cake.

Here we have two very simple recipes for two great sweet items to make as a family. Magdalenas are little fluffy lemon cakes that we loved when we lived in Spain. They are fantastic with a mid morning coffee or even better paired with ice cream and a shot of espresso or a smooth liquerContinue reading “Magdalenas and Chocolate Marble cake.”

(Sittin’ On) the dock of the bay plus other things!!

How nice that would that be, instead I am sitting at the chemo chair waiting for my needle to come!! So here we go again, it’s Friday the 11th of September, it’s the start of cycle 4. If like me you judged time passing by when the kids were at school or in my caseContinue reading “(Sittin’ On) the dock of the bay plus other things!!”

Here we go this will be an ongoing updated page with my 5k a day for hospitality action

I shall try to post everyday from here on so they stay in sequence Please donate it really is a great charity I also have to admit that at the start of the month I was hit by cancer fatigue for a few days I have not had cancer fatigue before and I will beContinue reading “Here we go this will be an ongoing updated page with my 5k a day for hospitality action”

The richest Chocolate Mousse ever

Ok so before we start, if you think that chocolate mousse is either low fat or in any way good for you then I am afraid you need to look away now! or find a recipe that lies to you. What is about to follow is a full fat cholesterol bursting, vein bulging chocolate mousseContinue reading “The richest Chocolate Mousse ever”

Leek and Potato Soup and a basic recipe for just about any fresh soup you fancy

This has got to be the easiest soup recipe going, also one of the healthiest and nutritious. Again this is a one pot soup where it all goes in together and on together. You can make this gluten free as I always do, its also dairy free and Vegan. Personally I have never seen theContinue reading “Leek and Potato Soup and a basic recipe for just about any fresh soup you fancy”

An update on the fundraising appeal Thank you to everyone who donated and who supported me with a fantastic charity drive.I spoke to Macmillan today to confirm that they had received the donation and they told me that your donations have paid for a Cancer specialist nurse for nearly a full month and if anyone want to see how MacmillanContinue reading “An update on the fundraising appeal”

Not so traditional Toad in the hole.

So this is a really versatile dish, that is good for family times when everyone has gone back to school or work and also have commitments in the evening.We also use this as a lunch item during the weekend simply by adding some crumbled black pudding to the mix and adding a poached egg onContinue reading “Not so traditional Toad in the hole.”

Dublin Coddle

Here is a recipe for Dublin Coddle. Now there are hundreds of recipes for this dish, but in essence its a dish that was used to feed a family when times were hard, and as such its made up of whatever you had in the fridge or anything thats left over. Recipes vary from householdContinue reading “Dublin Coddle”

Berenjenas Rellenas – Stuffed Aubergines (Non Vegetarian)

Ok so here we have an old favourite from our time living in Catalonia. I always remember the first time that I actually ordered this dish, and my surprise when it turned out to not be vegetarian(no my Spanish was not good at that stage)but pork, and my bigger surprise when I actually liked it.Continue reading “Berenjenas Rellenas – Stuffed Aubergines (Non Vegetarian)”