Sue Megginson was a very dear friend of my Mother’s who bravely fought, and unfortunately lost, the fight against cancer. Such a lovely lady, she will be deeply missed, but fondly remembered. This quick and simple, yet scrummy pasta dish has now become a firm family favourite and will always remind us of her. Ingredients: … Continue reading In Memory of Sue Megginson (1946-2013): Sue’s Summer Salmon Pasta
Apologies to those who have visited recently and seen no new posts. My family and I were on holiday at the summer cottage of some good friends of ours, which is in the lovely area of Tuse Naes near Holbaek in Denmark. Without Internet Connection. You really do not realize how much you use the … Continue reading Holidays…
Today we had a (by no means authentic!) Hawaiian Day at The Tiny House. The kids made leis and grass skirts using coloured crepe paper and old newspaper (see here for step-by-step lei-making instructions) and we found a good Hawaiian radio station on the digital radio to listen to while we worked. Having found a … Continue reading Aloha! A slow-cooked Hawaiian chicken dish
No, don’t worry, I am not about to post an homage to the disastrously awful motorway rest-stop “restaurants” that blighted the lives of every traveller on the UK’s motorways for far too many decades. Instead, I offer a quick and easy way to indulge in a bit of pizza making. Fun for everyone and makes … Continue reading Little chefs!
I would like to preface this post with the following words: I *hate* housework. If I can possibly put it off, off it will stay put! That said, I was once given the following handy tip for cleaning glass and it really is very useful when cleaning any glass surface, which considering we have 3 … Continue reading Handy Tip: streak-free glass
I got this recipe from my Cousin Karen back in 1996, when I spent a couple of wonderful and educational weeks staying with her and her husband Lubo at their home in Bratislava, Slovakia. I have modified it slightly here and there, but it still tastes as good as the original! This is a nice … Continue reading Karen’s Peachy Chicken with Basil