Pumpkin Soup recipe, easy slow cooker method

Pumpkin Soup recipe, easy slow cooker method

A delicious and easy pumpkin soup, made in the slow cooker This autumn, I was lucky to get a harvest of five pumpkins, from a plant that self seeded in the compost bin. Must have been happy there, as the pumpkins are huge! Pumpkin soup 

Zucchini Recipes: 2 delicious and easy recipes for you to try

Zucchini Recipes: 2 delicious and easy recipes for you to try

Use up all those zucchini from your garden with these two easy and tasty recipes. It’s the time of year when the garden is overflowing with zucchini. I planted five plants this summer, which are producing 2-3 zucchini a week. So we have a LOT of 

Recipe: Easy Refried Beans

Recipe: Easy Refried Beans

Refried Beans, or Frijoles Refritos in Spanish Refried beans are the perfect side dish for any Mexican meal. They are an easy-to-make dish of cooked and mashed beans. I love the spicy taste and the texture. They are an inexpensive addition to a meal, so 

Recipe: Homemade Tortillas

Recipe: Homemade Tortillas

Tortillas are a family favourite… We love tortilla wraps in our house. And making homemade tortillas is our latest baking obsession! There is usually one meal a week on our meal plan that involves tortillas. And it’s not just for Mexican food: our slightly fussy 

Easy microwave Feijoa Cake

Easy microwave Feijoa Cake

Feijoas are a New Zealand favourite The feijoa (or Pineapple Guava) has a distinctive flavour. It is an extremely versatile fruit, as it can be used in sweet and savoury recipes. They are a New Zealand favourite, but are not native to this country, as 

Recipe: Easy Homemade Hummus

Recipe: Easy Homemade Hummus

Hummus is so versatile and delicious Hummus is a fantastic dip or spread, with a basic recipe of chickpeas, tahini (a sesame seed paste), lemon juice and garlic. Many other ingredients can be added for flavour and colour, including roasted beetroot, spinach or pumpkin. It 

Recipe: Tasty Mexican Seasoning spice mix

Recipe: Tasty Mexican Seasoning spice mix

Shop-bought meal seasoning packets were cluttering my bin Some years ago, I fell into the habit of buying pre-made meal seasonings, particularly Mexican seasoning such as taco, burrito, or fajita mix. It seemed like a convenient way to buy spices and seasoning, particularly when I 

Three easy home baking recipes using Lemons

Three easy home baking recipes using Lemons

Home baking using lemons from the garden At the moment we have a lot of lemons on our lemon trees. I use the juice and peel of lemons in lots of recipes, particularly in baked treats to go in lunch boxes. I usually bake in