A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai I run a cooking group for the local U3A that meets once a month, and this months meeting was today. We made plain chow mein, a creamy leek cheese toast topper and this wonderful Pad Thai. It works out rather expensive for our budget here,...
Chow mein – just like the takeaway?

Chow mein – just like the takeaway?

Chow mein – just like the takeaway? Although our favourite takeaway is an Indian one, we also like a Chinese now and then. When we do, we invariably get the same things each time, including a plain chow mein. When having a takeaway, we prefer a plain chow mein,...
Bircher Muesli, from 24p

Bircher Muesli, from 24p

Bircher Muesli, from 24p This lovely Bircher muesli is from Rose Elliot’s book, Vegetarian Cookery, which I’ve had for ever. I use lots of recipes from it and it was one of my standby books when we were both vegetarian.  It is Rose at the top of the page. <br />...
Crocus and nearly meal plan 8 soup,  32p a serving

Crocus and nearly meal plan 8 soup, 32p a serving

Crocus and nearly meal plan 8 soup, 32p a serving Got these crocus growing on the windowsill. It’s so lovely to see their cheerfulness on such a bleak day. Feels like spring is not far away. DP is hacking bits off our kitchen ceiling as the blighter is still leaking....

Quilts, Speakers, Pancakes and Noodles

Quilts, Speakers, Pancakes and Noodles Well, where did those last three days go – whoosh. Finished the Live Below The Line on Monday which was an interesting few days. Some lovely people have donated to ActionAid. Thank you. Then on Tuesday, I spent the day in Bexhill...