Welcome friends! Benvenuti! Though please don’t let the name fool you - we’re not only about mums, everyone is welcome! Stick around for everything food (and a little bit of style and sass), family cooking, easy cooking for first time parents (or second, third, fourth… you get the gist), easy ready-in-a-flash food and, because we … Continue reading Welcome friends! Benvenuti!
Here at Cooking Mummies HQ we've been loving the recent hot weather - it has probably been the best summer we've had here in the UK in at least five years. That is not to say however that everything has been fun... One of the things I hate having to do during the warmer months is cooking … Continue reading Sunny With A Chance Of Meatballs
Whilst on maternity I discovered a love for baking. I loved trying out new recipes and then adapting them to my style, to make them more suitable for my little one (less sugar, no salt, substituting certain ingredients…). I especially enjoy helping out in Bake Sales for charity, and this is how I came up … Continue reading Bake to impress: Avocado, Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies
It's always the way isn't it - sometimes the holiday just goes too darn quickly; before you've fully unpacked and finally start getting used to your new surroundings, it's time to go home again. My family and I recently enjoyed a few days in Cyprus for a friend's wedding, and now that my bestie has … Continue reading Bringing The Holiday Home: Greek Chips
This is my own version of a classic Italian recipe: Bolognese sauce. I call it Bolognese Surprise because you can sneak in a load of veg, which makes it a perfect recipe for fussy tots (and naughty husbands who won’t eat their veg!), and provides them with their portion of meat and veg for the … Continue reading Bolognese Surprise/Chilli Con Carne
So you're off on your holidays. The packing is done, the passports are ready, but there is always that nagging feeling that you've forgotten something.... The tons of food left in the fridge *facepalm* How do you still have so much left when you leave in two days? Sure, you could donate your half empty … Continue reading The Odds & Ends Challenge: Meatloaf & Veggies
I love lemon flavour with poppy seeds (I do love a good lemon poppy seed muffin!), but I always feel disappointed when trying lemon poppy seed cakes… They tend to be covered in thick icing, which I find too sickly, with all the lemon flavour in the icing and the cake itself being quite bland. … Continue reading Easy Peasy Lemon Poppyseed Cake
These savoury muffins are a favourite with my baby boy and are great as snacks for adults too. I love these muffins as they are great to give to my boy as a meal or to take with us for a snack when we are out and about. I also used these a lot during … Continue reading Mushroom, Spinach and Cheese Muffins