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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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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast ~book of the film~

Disney’s latest live action film is the classic Beauty and the Beast and one of the must see movies of the year. So when I was asked to review not 1 but 2 Beauty and the Beast books I couldn’t wait! When the books arrived someone immediately had their eye on the book of the film, so while I reviewed As old as time – a twisted tale, here is Grace with her very first review of Beauty and the Beast, book of the film.

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Foodie Friday week 32

Hello and welcome to week 32 of foodie Friday, another week and another amazing selection of food related posts, it was so hard for katie and I to choose just 1 post each but we’ve done it and I hope you agree with our choice, but first a bit about us.  Continue reading

Foodie Friday week 31

Hello and a big warm welcome to #foodiefriday, I can tell we are getting closer to Easter, we are getting more recipes with cream eggs in them – just as well I’m a massive fan! Continue reading

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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Foodie Friday week 29

Hello and welcome food lovers to week 29 of #FoodieFriday. I hope you all have had a fab week and can’t see what delicious dishes you have been creating.

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Your new phone must have

In this new world of smart phones there seems to be an app for everything you could ever need and I often find myself wondering how I ever survived without them. Then there are some I could easily live without – Pokemon Go anyone!  Continue reading

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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