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

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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Cuban roast pork with sautéed sweet potatoes and thyme

This week I was contacted by belling range cookers, and asked to share a recipe that I love as part of there #goodlookingcooking campaign. So I thought long and hard and decided to share my favourite Sunday roast, with a twist! I originally came across this recipe while raiding my MiL’s very ample recipe book collection, she has more recipe books than Waterstones it truly is an amazing sight! I found it in her copy of Levi Roots, food for friends book and it was an instant hit and has become a Sunday staple – Just don’t forget the Yorkshire puddings! 

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Try it Tuesday Chicken and chorizo jambalaya

I’m a sucker for a one pot recipe,  I think it comes from years of doing the washing up before I got my beloved dish washer, anything that cut down on washing up always gets my vote! I also love rice dishes and chicken and chorizo is a winning combination in my opinion. So when I found this recipe on the BBC good food site I couldn’t wait to give it a go.

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About Me

Hi and welcome!


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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