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Something For The Weekend – Creamy Leek, Cheese And Ham Pasta

This was always a good dish for getting my kids to eat vegetables – they just loved the rich sauce!  Don’t worry...

Something For The Weekend – Pork And Pineapple Skewers

A weekend barbecue is one of the joys of summer for us – but if the weather spoils your plans, you can still...

Something For The Weekend – Classic Eton Mess

Light and delicious, a classic Eton Mess is the perfect way to make the most of the British strawberry season. Meringues are easier...

Something For The Weekend – Chicken And Chorizo Baked Rice

One-pot dishes are great when it comes to feeding a family. This chicken and chorizo baked rice smells delicious as it’s cooking – everyone’s...

Something For The Weekend – Homemade Pizza Margherita

Making our own pizza was something that started when the kids got old enough to decide it was one of their favourite...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Teriyaki Chicken

Homemade teriyaki sauce always tastes better than a shop-bought version. It will store well in the refrigerator for up to a week,...

Something For The Weekend – Sausage And Bean Casserole

When the kids were young, I always had far more success getting them to eat vegetables that were part of a stew or...

Something For The Weekend – Spiced Chicken And Potato Traybake

We love traybakes. They’re generally thrown together in minutes, pretty much take care of themselves in the oven, and taste fabulous. This spiced chicken...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Vegetarian Chilli

Once the initial prep work is done, you can leave this dish to bubble away while you get on with other things. It’s...

Something For The Weekend – Chicken And Broccoli En Croute

‘En croute’ always makes me think of restaurant-quality dishes, even though it simply means anything baked in pastry. The kids always love it...

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