Category: Food

A delicious alternative to banana bread – upside down banana and maple cake

All three boys love bananas so I’ll buy a bunch every week with the food shop. Usually they’ll all get eaten but there’s occasionally a few overripe one languishing on the side. We all know the go to recipe for black bananas and that’s banana bread and while I can make a pretty good one,…
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Turtle Bay Peterborough Review

It was a grey and miserable day on Saturday and the rain had just started to fall. However, turning the corner and being greeted by this made me feel like we’d been transported to a tropical island. The promise of 2 for 1 cocktails and the smell of the delicious food lured us inside. We…
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Saving money on the weekly shop

I’ve recently started putting up pictures on Instagram of my meal plan for the week and how much I’m saving money on the weekly shop. I was surprised at how many people said that they spent loads on their weekly shop…one comment said they’d just spent £103 on one week’s shop! I would die if…
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Caramelised onion and lentil Wellington

Caramelised onion and lentil Wellington Finally getting round to posting this’s only taken me a month! August has been a terrible month for us, hopefully September will be better. And October will obviously be amazing because it’s my birthday month! Anyway, back to the Wellington. I found a recipe for this online while searching…
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Marmite bread!

Marmite bread! My partner and his Nan love Marmite. And in the 2 and a half years we’ve been together, I’ve lost count of the times they’ve mentioned this Marmite bread they used to get from a bakery. Apparently, the baker said there wasn’t enough need to make them, much to my nan-in-law’s disgust! So…
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