New Year, New Start

2020 has been one of those years, when i look back it is so easy to remember the bad things, the global pandemic, the loss of lives, the terrible bushfires in Australia, the locusts in Africa, the celebrity deaths and the loss of jobs up and down the country. But plenty of good things, trulyContinue reading “New Year, New Start”

You are NOT alone

So that is Christmas 2020 done, its been a weird one this year normally we have 9 people over for Christmas day, this year there were just 3 of us due to local restrictions. It was a lovely day but I missed the big gathering of family. We managed a mini zoom call with everyoneContinue reading “You are NOT alone”

The Fry Up

Good morning. How are we all this Sunday? Here at Quids In Cooking Towers we are still in T3 lockdown so not much to do other than relax today. This morning I had a bit of a treat and I had a full English fry up made by Mr Quids In Cooking himself. It wasContinue reading “The Fry Up”

Homemade Brioche Bun Chicken Burgers

Do you remember a while ago I was having a bit of a rant about mince meat and my dislike. Which leads to one problem that I don’t eat Beef Burgers. In my house its all about the chicken breast burger. 100% chicken topped with cheese, in a beautiful brioche bun filled with lettuce, tomato,Continue reading “Homemade Brioche Bun Chicken Burgers”

Gingerbread Biscuits

Smell that, do you smell that? That my dear readers is the 1st of December. The time of holiday cheer and goodwill to all men. Christmas is my favourite time of year. The lights, the trees, the decorations and the snow .. OK the small bit of snow we potentially get in March but IContinue reading “Gingerbread Biscuits”

FUNDAY SUNDAY – Kitchen Gadgets

Happy Sunday to all, I hope everyone is having a good one, whatever you may be doing. You don’t need many kitchen gadgets to be able to cook healthy low cost meals. But I love them…. I am a bit of a kitchen gadget and appliance fiend. You name it I probably own it orContinue reading “FUNDAY SUNDAY – Kitchen Gadgets”

The Humble Potato

Potatoes are a thing of wunder. I don’t mean to sound too theatrical but they are. How many other vegetables out there can you use in such an multitude of ways? Chips, baked, hassleback, mashed, loaded, gratin, roasted, dauphinoise…. this list goes on. I just read an article that said “potato is the kitchen giftContinue reading “The Humble Potato”

Soft Boiled Eggs and Soldiers

Apparently the phrase Bolied Egg and Soldiers has only been about since the 60s. Whether you are young or old this is a perfect dish for breakfast. Takes minutes to prepare and eggs are full of filling protein to help keep you going until lunch. This is not a fancy meal, it is not meantContinue reading “Soft Boiled Eggs and Soldiers”

Cheesy Mushroom Parcels

Cooking at home doesn’t need to be difficult, you don’t need to be making recipes with a million and one ingredients to feed the family. Don’t get me wrong I love trying out new recipes, pushing myself to try new dishes that are out of my comfort zone and to learn new techniques in theContinue reading “Cheesy Mushroom Parcels”

FUNDAY SUNDAY – What is in your camera roll?

I am a bit of a worrier. I always worry that I am going to say the wrong thing or post the wrong picture to the wrong group on Facebook or in particular on this blog. I don’t know why! It is an irrational fear I guess, that one day I will post a foodContinue reading “FUNDAY SUNDAY – What is in your camera roll?”