Cheesy potato quorn pot pies

Cheesy potato quorn pot pie

Sponsored post Quorn is something of a hero product in the Feeding Boys kitchen, especially since the firefighter turned vegetarian nearly two years ago. So I was genuinely delighted when the brand got in touch with me to see if I would develop a recipe using their mince. Comfort food is top of the agenda […]

Leek and potato soup with Grana Padano crisps

Leek and Potato soup with Grana Padano crisps

The soup production line continues in the Feeding Boys kitchen. The optimum time to make it is on a Sunday evening ready for the week ahead. Matthew was delighted to come home from a day shift to wafts of freshly cooked leek and potato soup and tucked straight into a bowl with some buttered granary […]

Spinach, leek and cheese pasta bake

Spinach, leek and cheese pasta bake

I found this recipe in October’s issue of BBC Good Food magazine – it’s the perfect one pot dish for a chilly autumn evening after the kids have got home from a session at the swimming pool. I can’t seem to find the recipe on their website, but as I modified it to suit our […]

Spring turkey pot pies

Spring turkey pot pie

Another day, another recipe challenge! This time it was who asked me to come up with a meal that cost £10 or under to make for a family of four. I don’t know about you, but I really don’t cook with turkey at all. I guess it just doesn’t occur to me. It’s a bit silly […]

Chunky pea and leek soup

chunky pea and leek soup

I’m in a definite pattern of making a big vat of soup at the weekend, for a relaxed lunch with enough leftovers for the week ahead. Like most people at this time of year, we’re really having to watch the pennies this month, so a frugal approach is essential. This latest recipe was adapted from […]

Simple supper: Cheese, leek and bacon pasta


I don’t know about you but I’ve been chilly this week, it’s like summer has been and gone. The rain has lashed down and I’ve found myself reaching for the blankets and a warming mug of hot chocolate. So in a nod to this crappy climate I slung together the ultimate warming comfort food over […]

Leek, bacon, pea and double gloucester quiche


To celebrate the spring sunshine I made a glorious quiche at the weekend. I wanted to have a barbecue but with Matthew on crutches it seemed a little ambitious, so a quiche seemed like the next best option. So while Sam and Matthew played shops in the garden, and Arlo dressed up as Igglepiggle and […]