A toast to absent Dads and a message from one boy to his.
Tag: separated familes
Hedgehog hysteria – the ups and downs of a lockdown birthday
A lockdown birthday to remember and a hedgehog cake to haunt you forever.
The Green Eyed Lockdown Monster
The view from the beginning of the end of lockdown (maybe, touch wood, inshallah etc.)
Leaving a Culinary Legacy – The Mighty Tuna and Broccoli Pasta Bake
This week’s separated family, lockdown, shared zoom dinner (it’s a thing) featured a long running family favourite and the dish I am probably most likely to be remembered for! Here’s the recipe and the story behind it.
The art of self-isolation
As an interrupted family we know a thing or two about working from home, being far from loved ones, feeling isolated, spending too much time with your kids and cooking resourcefully so I thought I’d share my top tips born from a lifetime of experience! Hope they are helpful but if you take one thing from my post, just know you will find your own way through it and you are not alone.
The Pancake Challenge
The interrupted family annual Shrove Tuesday pancake challenge is underway. Here’s what’s involved and how it started. Feel free to join us!
Aubergines and the pleasure of not pleasing anyone
Eating more veggies for purely selfish reasons this January!
Christmas cake in January
The pleasures of hiding the Christmas cake from your family so that you can enjoy it yourself in January.
Sunday Roasts and the Pressure of Perfection
The pressure to be perfect when you spend time together as an interrupted family can often be overwhelming. This post looks at my long history with that feeling, and links it to my complicated love affair with my dream meal. The Sunday Roast.
For the Love of Cake
Why I love baking, eating and sometimes sharing cakes. Especially if I am feeling sad and in need of some nostalgic comfort eating.