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Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake loaf

We just love our lemon tree. It’s producing more and more lemons each year, thriving and growing in leaps and bounds. It’s an absolute joy having fresh lemons when you need them, and we’re so fortunate that the tree yields such large and fleshy lemons. It’s time to make a lemon cake! Not only does […]

Egg Salad

Egg Salad

Each year after Easter Sunday, we always have quite a few hard-boiled eggs left over. After all, there’s only so much we can consume on the day. But nothing goes to waste in our household, if I can help it, and so we continue to enjoy our colourful Easter eggs throughout the week as an […]

Tomato & Black Beans Salad

Tomato & Black Beans Salad

On a hot summer’s day there is nothing more refreshing than a delicious salad to cool you down. The Tomato & Black Beans salad is one of our favourites, especially in summer, although we make it all year round – we enjoy it so much! Very often we have the Tomato & Black Beans salad […]

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

It’s much, much cheaper to make Sausage Rolls at home, and we often make a batch or two. A Sausage Roll is nice as a meal on its own with some gravy and salad on the side, and they’re also an inexpensive but convenient food to pack for picnics or road trips.   Sausage Rolls […]

Pickled Beetroot

Pickled Beetroot

Pickled beetroot is one of my favourite side dishes, or as an addition to leafy green salads, especially in summer. Beetroot is plentiful at this time of year and you can usually buy it in bulk at your local greengrocer’s at a good price. I mentioned in my post Grocery Finds & Savings in December […]