#newyearnewme and all that.

Happy new year! I hope 2019 has been wonderful for you so far! I'm not usually one for New Years resolutions, I don't like to make promises that I know I won't keep. However, I am using January as an opportunity to try to change my lifestyle and eating habits. I had already made a... Continue Reading →


Cutting out red and processed meat

For a long time now I've been wanting to make changes to my diet and lifestyle, however being a new mum and moving into my new flat have already been huge changes that I've needed to adjust to first. Now I feel settled into motherhood and my flat, I'm ready to start making these changes.... Continue Reading →

Chilli Jam 🌶

A firm favourite amongst my friends and one of my own personal faves too. I first made this with a load of chillies that my friend's dad had grown. We made the batch up on Christmas Eve and gave him a jar for Christmas, as I recall he was very impressed! It's a really easy... Continue Reading →

Lamb stew

As I mentioned in my last post "Mint Jelly", I was inspired to make a lamb stew last week. Since becoming a mum and being on a limited income, I find myself looking for bargains now more than ever. I found this lamb in the reduced stock in Tesco and immediately froze it when I... Continue Reading →

Mint Jelly

Last week while doing my weekly shop, I did my usual thrifty mum scan of the reduced fridge in Tesco and found a bargain packet of diced lamb. I immediately began planning a lamb stew in my head and picked up a jar of mint sauce to add to the stock. However, I quickly changed... Continue Reading →

Poached pear 🍐

If you know me in real life, you'll know that I bloody well love Masterchef. And if you watch Masterchef then you'll know that you won't see a series go by without at least one person poaching a pear. Yesterday after mum and baby yoga (which was amazing!), my friend gave me a couple of... Continue Reading →

Life update: I have a baby!

So it's been a hot minute since my last blog post and as you can imagine an awful lot has happened preventing me from blogging! The main event being the birth of my beautiful baby boy! Archibald Brian Patrick Ordish was born 18th June 2018 via emergency C section and he truly is beautiful. He's... Continue Reading →

Jalapeño pesto

A few months ago I went to Altrincham Market with my sister and we indulged in a tasty little brunch. I opted for steak and eggs (above) which came with a delicious and punchy jalapeño pesto. Naturally I have thought about it quite a lot since but never got round to finding it again or... Continue Reading →

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