Cheat’s mango meringue mess

An easy, treat pudding full of sunshine!  This is a twist on Eton Mess, to enjoy while we wait for the English strawberries to grow.  This is a cheat because it uses shop-bought meringues and tinned mango (which saves a great deal of time and effort).  Its nice to use a ripe mango for this, but if you can only find green rocks (that taste … Continue reading Cheat’s mango meringue mess

Family recipes: potato and onion oven bake

Potato and onion oven bake

  Happy new year!  With frosty mornings and chilly nights, my girls need hot and filling meals to keep them energised.  This is a ‘throw it in the oven and get on with something else’ sort of  recipe (so ideal for looking after children at the same time!).  Once the slicing is done, kids can help with putting the dish together.  Its an ideal family … Continue reading Potato and onion oven bake

Meals and makes chocolate snowballs

Chocolate snowballs

These are a fun Christmas treat to make with kids and an easy activity to keep them busy over the holidays.  These chocolate snowballs are a twist on the milk chocolate rice crispy cakes I used to enjoy making when I was little.  If you can find the mini cake cases, this makes it easier to make the snowballs (and the finished snowball looks neater), … Continue reading Chocolate snowballs