A Mediterranean Medley (In Wales)

A Mediterranean Medley (In Wales)

If you’ve read my blog from the beginning you’ll know that I love a self-catering holiday in the UK. It’s not that I don’t enjoy travelling and seeing the world but I do like to pack up the car and set off with my partner and dogs for a week...
Tomato And Halloumi Salad

Tomato And Halloumi Salad

I haven’t blogged as frequently over the past couple of weeks because I’ve been launching a new business with a friend of mine (it’s an online shop, Davies & Maker, selling lighting and lovely homewares if you want to check it out) and then last...
Leek And Chickpea Soup

Leek And Chickpea Soup

I’ve made this leek and chickpea soup twice in the past week.  The first time at the weekend because my partner fancied soup with chickpeas in it which reminded me of this recipe; the second time yesterday because I’d been reminded at the weekend how much...
Cream Of Celeriac Soup

Cream Of Celeriac Soup

This recipe for cream of celeriac soup is probably the simplest soup I make (even simpler than the very easy frugal lentil soup I shared a few days ago) but it has a great flavour.  The main task is peeling and trimming the celeriac but it doesn’t take too long,...
Frugal Red Lentil Soup

Frugal Red Lentil Soup

If you’ve spent any time at all on my blog you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I like lentils.  Actually I love lentils, I think they’re great.  They’re cheap, they cook quickly, they’re nutritious, they’re filling,...
Courgette And Sweetcorn Soup

Courgette And Sweetcorn Soup

This courgette (or zucchini if you’re in America) and sweetcorn soup is quite a new discovery.  It’s so easy but so good.  I was planning on making a courgette, potato and sweetcorn chowder a few weeks ago but when I got the potatoes out they were well...