November 9, 2019

November, it’s dark and cold and the best thing about it is eating hearty food and sitting in front of a log fire, reading a good book or watching a great movie. So, this month I have decided to share a recipe I found for a delicious slow cooked pork hotpot, it’s a lit...

October 8, 2019

So, I wrote this today after I arrived home from The Westmorland Show., My first visit there.

Whilst there and sampling all sorts of local food and drinks in the food hall I went to watch Simon Rimmer (celebrity chef) doing a cooking show. So, this month I thought I wou...

June 7, 2019

It’s The Bentham Marathon month

And I have been doing a little reading on nutrition for running. In preparation for a marathon it is essential to get your nutrition right for the week before to get the best out of your body. 

One general rule is to carb load in the 48 ho...

May 8, 2019

So as I am writing this in may 2019 a lot of people I know have their Rhubarb ready to harvest, So this month I have chosen Rhubarb three ways. Rhubarb fools, Rhubarb lemonade and Rhubarb gin.
Rhubarb fools
700g rhubarb
2 lemongrass stalks very finely chopped to almost...

March 12, 2019

This month I seem to have been making a lot of sweet treats for kids birthdays, feeding kids on bulk for parties can be a task. So this month I have put in a couple of my easy favourites to make life easier. And the kids can also help.

Mint tiffin

100g butter, roughly ch...

February 6, 2019

Soup! So many to choose from and at this time of year with all the sniffles and colds, sometimes all you want is a bowl of soup with bread and butter.

This month I have chosen two different styles of noodle soups. Firstly Chicken noodle to give an Asian taste and also a...

March 16, 2017

Hi all

Since leaving the pub I have become more aware of what I eat and how to cook the healthier way, so I thought I would share some of my thoughts and twists on recipes that are not too time consuming for the busy person at home, Along with some recipes for intoleran...

January 12, 2017

So my journey into blogging begins. I'm Mandy the name behind the Simply Delicious business. I wanted to be able to say hi to you all and show you more of what I do and share with you parts of my life and some of my recipes, not always the ones I use for my outside cat...

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