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Foodie Friday week 41

After a technical blip last week we are back – again ! And I don’t mind telling you I’m hungry after reading all your amazing foodie posts, and I cant wait to see what you have got lined up for us this week. Continue reading

Not paella, paella!

While shopping the other day I picked up some paella rice and seasoning with the intention of making the Spanish dish, then I realised that paella is primarily a fish dish – and I dont eat fish! And so not paella, paella was born. Originally I was only going to add chicken and chorizo but I found some pancetta in the fridge and thought why not! Continue reading

AniMalcolm by David Baddiel

So a house so full of animals that its like living in a zoo, a dream come true for most kids, but not for Malcom. Malcom does not like animals, he would rather have stuff, the things he wanted not animals.

But something is about to happen to Malcom that will change everything……..

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Foodie Friday week 39

I’m going to start with an apology for being AWOL last week, i had a few personal things going on and something had to give, and unfortunately it was blogging. But I’m back and I’m hungry like the wolf!  Continue reading

Dinner in a box with Gousto

When i was asked if I would like to try the Gousto dinner kits i was very excited, what a fab idea everything you need to create either 2 meals for 2 or 1 meal for 4. I went for the 2 meals for 2 option and choose chicken, red pepper and lemongrass curry and a pork, lemongrass and seasame meat balls. Continue reading

Foodie Friday week 37

Hello and welcome to week 37 of #FoodieFriday, I hope you made the most of the bank holiday and totally indulged yourself. I can’t wait to see what culinary wonders you guys have been creating and enjoying. Continue reading

Foodie Friday week 36

Hello and welcome to week 36 of #FoodieFriday, I hope you have had good week and have been eating lots of lovely food. Can’t wait to see what you guys have been cooking, eating and enjoying. Continue reading

Beef and broccoli stir fry

It’s another quick one this week. I love a stir fry, the colours, the flavours and the quick and easy nature of them. As with any of my recipes you can substitute any of ingredients (I made a vegetarian version for my daughter using quorn mince)

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I'm Becky, a chocolate and coffee fueled stay at home mum living in West Sussex. I have three amazing daughters, a wonderful partner and a crazy jack russell cross.


When I get a spare moment I like to read and if I can stay awake long enough I enjoy watching films.


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