Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Following on from the last post about a savoury loaf cake, I experimented today and came up with this vegan version. My silicone mini loaf tins arrived today. I said yesterday that I wouldn’t use all 12, but that’s exactly what I did do today! I’m...
Bacon, Olive and Cheese Loaf Cake

Bacon, Olive and Cheese Loaf Cake

The U3A cookery group came round today. We have such fun, exploring recipes, stirring, tasting, baking and talking about flavours, options and possibilities. Not to mention the large amount of laughter and gossiping that goes on! This month, we made Peanut Butter...
UK Money Bloggers Easter Giveaway

UK Money Bloggers Easter Giveaway

I’m excited to introduce the second competition of this month running on Thrifty Lesley!  In the first competition, running until 7th April 2019, you can win a Panasonic Bread Maker. I use one of these myself and it makes such wonderful bread, I find it...
Beetroot Ragu Lasagna

Beetroot Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It did and it was very good indeed. This led me to think of other vegetable based mixes that I could substitute for the lentil ragu layer. I’ve come up with a long list of...
Competition – A Panasonic Bread Maker

Competition – A Panasonic Bread Maker

Competition – A Panasonic Bread Maker The competition for The Curry Guy Cook Book all seemed to go well with no hitches, so here’s the next one. This month we have a pre-loved Panasonic SD-2500 WXC Automatic Bread Maker. This is very similar to the one I...
Tomato Lasagna

Tomato Lasagna

Another entry for the library of lasagne – a tomato one. This is one I made a while ago and posted on Facebook, but didn’t write a proper post Tomato Lasagna Serves 4. Priced at Asda March 2019 Ragu layer 1 large onion, finely chopped, 75p/kg, 8p 200g...
I say Lasagna you say Lasagne

I say Lasagna you say Lasagne

A while ago now, I was doing a filming day for a feature and the producer made me do a part again. I was filmed writing out a meal plan and I had put Lasagna on one of the days. He said, ‘that’s American, I don’t want you to put that, put the English...
Almond ‘Nutella’ Tart

Almond ‘Nutella’ Tart

It is a dark and dank day today and I did what I often do when at a bit of a loose end, I had bit of a play in the kitchen. I made some almond ‘Nutella’ then started thinking about uses, as I do, and thought, bet it would work well in a tart. Note that the mix I make...
Mushroom Ragu Lasagna

Mushroom Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It did and it was very good indeed. This led me to think of other vegetable based mixes that I could substitute for the lentil ragu layer.  The first one is a mushroom ragu,...
Lentil Ragu Lasagna

Lentil Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu. The flavour was strong enough that I thought it may well make a good lasagna. This is the result and it was very good indeed! It will freeze well, so is something you can batch make. Lentil Ragu Lasagna   Priced at Asda...
Good books that I’ve been reading

Good books that I’ve been reading

I haven’t done a review of good books I’ve read and am reading for ages, so I thought I’d do a few today. I have read many other books, these are just some of the more recent ones. The Tattooist of Auschwitz I belong to 2 book clubs. One with the U3A...