• Meat Free Monday
    Featured Posts,  Kids Favourites,  Main Dishes,  Recipes

    #Meatfreemonday: Tasty vegetarian options the whole family will enjoy

    Cooking for a four and seven year old can be demanding, and most of the time one of them will refuse to eat or ask for something different. We’ve recently introduced ‘Meat Free Monday’ into our home and the girls have really taken to it. It’s been a great way of getting them to help choose our meals, teach them about the environment and also the importance of a healthy diet. The official #MeatFreeMonday website is packed full of nutritious recipes, from celebrity chefs to tried and tested family favourites from the McCartney family. One of my favourites has got to be Jamie Oliver’s pumpkin, chickpea and coconut curry. The sweet…

  • Meaty Cupcakes
    Featured Posts,  Kids Favourites,  Main Dishes,  Muffins and cupcakes

    Meaty Cupcakes

    Cooking for a 2 year old and a 5 year old can be hard at times as most of the times one of them will definitely refuse to eat. They never like the same things and usually one of two plates ends up in the trash. As mummy is on a diet…they usually eat differently. However there is one thing we can all eat together – meaty cupcakes! I mean they do eat meatballs cooked in the oven too but changing shape is just lovely for them. 4.5 from 4 reviews Meaty Cupcakes   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins   Meaty Cupcakes…

  • Main Dishes,  Romanian Dishes

    Beans with smoked pork ham

    This is truly a Romanian recipe. More romanian than this you can’t find i think.  One i always eat with pleasure but at the same time one that I never manage to cook as well as my mum or grandmother. I guess is the amount of pork that always confuses me. Today however I am sharing with you my mum recipe. And believe it’s and worth making. Ingredients: smoked pork ham – if you can buy it still on the bone it’s great; 500 g white beans, washed well to get rid of all impurities; 1 carrot; 1 parsley root; 1 bay leaf; 2 onions finely chopped; 2 tbsp of…

  • Kids Favourites,  Main Dishes

    Baked Chicken Schnitzel with Cornflake Crust

    I love schnitzel and my girls love it too. It usually gets really oily if fried in a pan full of oil but this baked version will be good for your kids and for your waist all at the same time. Ingredients: 500g skinless chicken breast cut in long strips 1 large eggs 2 cups of crushed cornflakes 1 tablespoon olive oil coarse salt and freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven at 200C. Wash the chicken well and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper and put on a side. In a small bowl beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of water. In a separate bowl mix the crushed cornflakes…

  • Main Dishes,  Vegetarian Recipes

    Broccoli, Cauliflower and Rice Casserole

    This recipe might be late considering that the link with the theme CHEESE went live on Friday but as i already talk to you about it i need to let you know the recipe don’t you think? Ingredients: 1 medium flower of broccoli 1 medium flower of cauliflower 4 cups of boiled rice 1 clove of garlic 3 tbsp of flour 6 tbsp of butter 1 1/2 cup of milk(you can increase of decrease the quantity to your willing thickness) 3 cups of shredded Cheddar cheese or any other cheese you like sprinkle of salt and pepper Steam or microwave broccoli and cauliflower until tender but still keeping their colour.…

  • Main Dishes

    Pumpkin casserole recipe and preparing for Halloween

     My husband is the one that is the specialist when it comes to Halloween but as he is not here with us i need to be the one that needs to take care of everything and try and make the celebration special for my daughters. Kara is really looking forward to tomorrow especially because i said that we will have a party! She doesn’t even care that it will only be for the three of us. So while Kara was at nursery today i try to make a pumpkin stew which wasn’t really on Kara’s taste as she thought it was too sweet but Anastasia devoured her portion. The recipe…