Tag Archives: WINTER

Beef & Chickpea Stew

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Serves 4 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil 500g Stewing Beef (cut into chunks) 1 Onion (sliced) 2 Garlic Cloves (sliced) 1 tbsp Plain Flour 1 tbsp Syrup 1 tsp Cumin 400g Chopped Tomatoes 300ml Beef Stock 1 Red Pepper (sliced) 400g … Continue reading

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Leek, Parsnip and Carrot Soup

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I made a yummy soup from scratch the other night, a lovely warming filler upper! Serves 4 1 Onion (chopped) 2 Leeks (chopped) 1 Vegetable Stock Cube 1 tsp Thyme 3 carrots (chopped) 3 parsnips (chopped) Salt & Pepper . … Continue reading

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Beef Stew Winter Warmer

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Stews are generally Adam’s domain but I thought I’d give it a go for a change, some much deserved comfort food! Serves 4 500g Stewing Beef 1 tsp Chilli Powder, Paprika, Oregano 1 Onion (roughly chopped) 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed) … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine

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Last year I shared a Mulled Cider recipe, so this year I thought I’d go with a Mulled Wine recipe, we used this when we had a few friends round before Christmas. 1 bottle of red wine 1 orange (cut … Continue reading

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Snow – Photos – January 2010

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Although two years ago, I thought I’d share the snowy photos I took in January 2010. I used some of them as Christmas cards and was pleased with the results. Some of the photos were taken while I trudged to … Continue reading

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Brambly Hedge Books

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I have incredibly fond memories of my Mum reading the Brambly Hedge books to me as a child and later reading them myself. Enthralled by the story, the characters and the beautiful illustrations inside, I was transported into the most … Continue reading

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