Homemade Baked Beans

I tossed up the alternative title for this post as ‘why I will probably never eat commercial baked beans again’. Seriously a little experiment has turned into a major revelation about the humble baked bean. I will start with declaring myself to be a fan.  I grew up with them as a part of my…

Baked Eggs in Beans

Would you like to have a lazy way to make a fancy breakfast?  I think I may just have stumbled onto a new option for me when I was trying to come up with something different for breakfast this morning.  I love eggs, but I do sometimes find myself getting bored with having them cooked…

How to Poach an Egg

In theory I think poaching an egg should be relatively simple… but I believe it  is actually one of the harder skills to master in the kitchen.  It’s way too easy to create a mess of the egg, and your breakfast in the process.  If you get it right its one of the healthiest and,…

Mediterranean Flavoured Green Tomato Pasta Sauce

Green tomatoes make me think of pickles, and from there I really struggle to come up with ideas of what on earth to do with them because the pickles are just that good.  What do I do when I don’t have enough to make pickles though??? Thanks to Lifestyles of the Organised I have found…

My Nan’s Green Tomato Pickles

The memories of my Nan was not really of her being  a foodie person.  Her creative talents lay with her knitting needles instead.  However one of my most favourite food memories that I associate with her is green tomato pickles.  They are a bit of a legend in our family, something coveted and devoured at…