Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Apple and Raspberry Crumble

My daughter’s started food and nutrition lessons at school. They can be a mixed blessing – I remember my son’s lentil curry less than fondly, not because of his cooking abilities but due to the dire recipe and we’re not big lentil fans anyway....
The best macaroni cheese recipe …

The best macaroni cheese recipe …

… and I’ve tried a lot over the years. I think I’ve finally perfected it – this is the version my family enjoy anyway.  You could just use Cheddar cheese but the combination of the two different cheeses gives it a lovely taste and an appetising...
Why George Osborne’s Sugar Tax is flawed

Why George Osborne’s Sugar Tax is flawed

After George Osborne’s budget today, the Sugar Tax has made another step towards becoming a reality in the UK. But while it’s well intentioned and may well help to cut obesity levels, I feel it’s sending out completely the wrong message.  Why?...
Easy white chocolate cheesecake

Easy white chocolate cheesecake

This is a really easy, delicious, no-cook dessert that you can make a day or a few hours in advance. If you’re not serving it to children, I’d highly recommend the amaretto version Serves 6-8 Ingredients 180g digestive biscuits 70g butter plus a bit extra...

Creamed spinach

I’m trying to get us to eat a greater variety of vegetables so this week’s experiment was with spinach – a creamed version.  (The adults skipped the carbs with this meal to make up for the cream!)  We love eating creamed vegetables with something...