Food & Drink: Family favourite cooking

There is much written about the importance of sitting down and eating with our children. I am lucky as on the whole this is something I am able to do most nights, but something I’m a stickler for at weekends. However I won’t pretend that family dining is always harmonious. There is nothing more frustrating than…

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Food & Drink: Simple cooking with fish

I love eating fish, as do all my family! A meal with fish is one that I can place on the kitchen table knowing that everyone will eat it without question. Furthermore take my family to a seafood restaurant and I please everyone! Fish is a fantastic protein, quick to prepare and cook whilst being…

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Food & Drink: Grow your own

The desire to be able to grow a little of what you eat is increasing in popularity. I grew up in a house with parents who were self-sufficient when it came to fruit and vegetables. What my Mum couldn’t use she either stored over winter, preserved in jams and chutneys. She also made great use…

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Food & Drink: Cooking in the Great Outdoors

There’s an old adage that food tastes better when eaten outdoors and we couldn’t agree more. A picnic in the park, a barbecue on the beach, or dinner sat outside a tent, food tastes better in the fresh air. In fact we will happily picnic the year round, substituting the picnic rug with the car…

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Food & Drink: Summer salads

Welcome to our first Food-Roundup for BritMums, we are blogging duo Lesley and Michelle from Lost in Food. From our homes in the North East of Scotland we enjoy creating recipes and sharing them with our followers. As Food Round-up Editors for BritMums we wish Claire Jessieman, aka Foodie Quine well in her blogging adventures.…

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