Category Archives for Light Lunches

Recipe: Quick Quesadillas

Crispy on the outside, oozingly melted on the inside. My Quick Quesadillas are the perfect speedy supper for the kids or tasty snack for.. well, just for when you fancy a tasty snack… I don’t know about you, but I really struggle to come up with variety when feeding my children.  I know what they […]

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Picnic Food: Sweet Onion, Courgette and Cheese Tarts

Sweet, caramelised onion & courgette, tangy tomato & balsamic vinegar and crisp, flaky puff pastry… Whip these up in around 30 minutes and make sure your summer picnic is simply spiffing! I have adored picnics ever since I was a Famous Five reading, basket-on-my-bike riding little girl.  There’s just something so adventurous and exciting about them and frankly, food […]

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Recipe: Roast Chicken with Spring Vegetable & Bulgur Salad

Succulent roast chicken, delicately flavoured with parsley, lemon & garlic. Served with a side of gleaming, golden bulgur wheat full of fresh green asparagus, peas and mint. All the tastes of spring, in a beautifully light meal… The other day, disaster struck.  I had bought a chicken, ready for a Sunday roast, but when the day dawned and […]

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Recipe: Winter Vegetable Soup & Cheese & Rosemary Toasts

I love this soup! It’s incredibly simple, incredibly cheap and incredibly tasty.  Picture a cold, winter’s day and you’ve just come inside after taking the kids to the park.  Everyone’s noses are red and everyone’s tummies are rumbling. Luckily, you have a few bits of old, rather sorry for itself veg that needs using up! […]

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