Seven Kinds Of Biscuit

Sju Sorters Kakor (Seven Kinds Of Biscuit) is a Swedish household staple. After World War II, Swedes celebrated the end of rationing by making cakes, breads and biscuits and, after submitting 8,000 recipes in total to a contest, 300 made it into the first edition of this cookbook in 1945. Since then there have been…

Celebrating Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day

In Sweden, cinnamon buns (kanelbullar) are so culturally important that they have a special day dedicated to them. That day is 4th October, which is today! Swedes love to fika, enjoying a casual catch-up over a hot drink and food with friends. You can take a fika at work, like a more friendly, chatty tea…

Summer Berry Baked Oats

During the week we usually have two options for breakfast: cereal or toast. I’m not a morning person, so I keep things simple, and we’re usually in a rush so the less I have to do or decide the better! Now that the schools are off and I’m working from home around Allan’s shifts I…

Stilton & Cheddar Soufflés

Soufflés are notoriously scary, but with this recipe I never seem to fail. I only used a little stilton as my kids might moan, but feel free to crank it up and maybe lower the cheddar amount accordingly. Ingredients – Serves 4 25g of unsalted butter or margarine25g plain flour225ml of semi-skimmed milk¼ tsp of…

Three Delicious Microwave Bakes

One thing you may know about me is that I’m a big fan of baking (and eating baking!). Probably too much of a fan, especially of the eating part. But being a busy mum makes it hard to set time aside to make something fancy, and that’s when I look for a quick fix to…

Cocktail Making & New Menu Munching At Revolution Aberdeen

I don’t get out much these days with having Sorsha, being pregnant and (what feels like) spending all my time working and sleeping but I love hanging out with my Aberdeen blogger pals, so when Julia organised a bloggers lunch I was very excited! Revolution in Aberdeen is one of those places that I always…

Union Square Aberdeen Supper Safari

Ever eaten so much food that you actually feel like you’ll explode? Then eaten more cos it’s all so delicious? Yeah? Then you’ll understand how I felt after the Supper Safari! I thought I’d eaten ALL THE FOODS before. I was wrong. It all began in Las Iguanas. Union Square had arranged for a group…

Wren Family Favourites – Half Hour Pudding Recipe

A little update for you – My Half Hour Pudding recipe is on Wren Kitchens blog & yours could be too! Share your ‪#‎WrenFamilyFavourites‬ to win a fantastic AEG Ultramix! ♥♥♥ The good people at Wren Kitchens recently asked me to help kickstart their Wren Family Favourites campaign, sharing those recipes that have been passed…

Recipe: English Muffin Pizzas

This was a really quick tea for us tonight so I thought I’d share it with you! Can’t remember where the idea originally came from, but I’ve been making it for years! It’s so easy to make and all you really need is English muffins, tomato puree and cheese, the rest is up to you!…

Recipe: Vegetable Pie With Couscous Topping

Trying to lose weight is made so much easier with recipes like this! This pie is so delicious and tastes so fresh and is only 113 calories per quarter! You’ll need:450g mixed vegetables (any kind you like, I used mushrooms, courgettes and a red pepper)1 garlic clove, crushed (Got to use my IKEA garlic crusher…