A Mid-Autumn Festival vegetarian feast with Amoy


Is this all for us?! – JD, 6 8th September marks this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, a Chinese celebration where all the family get together to eat and celebrate the harvest season. To mark the occasion, and to help inspire you to have a feast of your own, I’ve used a selection of Amoy products to create a range […]

Four fruity dessert ideas + #recipeoftheweek 30 Aug – 5 Sep


At the bottom of this post is the latest #recipeoftheweek ‘linky’ – use it to add any recipe posts you would like to share. They don’t have to follow a particular theme – absolutely all recipes are welcome :) But first, here are four dessert recipe to give you some fruity ideas for after dinner.

Quorn, broccoli and noodle stir fry (child-friendly recipe)


Today I’m pleased to share a vegetarian stir-fry recipe that you’ll be able to find served up in primary schools across the UK from September, as it’s directly from the Department for Education’s Children’s Food Trust. It takes about 15 minutes to prepare and is packed with veg, but gentle on spice so it should win the favour of most kids. I have adjusted the quantities to feed a family of four, rather than an army of school children!

Dulce de leche filled Linzer cookies


Can I do the next star one? – Miss J, 2 These pretty, caramel filled sugar cookies are super quick and simple to make. They’re great fun to make with the kids – all you need is some basic cookie ingredients, a jar of dulce de leche and some cookie cutters. The resulting cookies are sweet, crumbly […]