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  • porridge with a twist

    porridge with a twist

    Porridge is a great breakfast option for cooler weather. Unfortunately that limits our porridge eating to just four months of the year because from there on in, the weather gets too hot. By the time…

    May 10, 2017
  • Greek yoghurt pancakes

    Greek Yoghurt Pancakes

    Pancakes are a breakfast staple. The weekend special treat when you have time to sit down and eat without thinking about rushing out the door. We have always used a traditional pancake batter made…

    December 10, 2016
  • tropical smoothie

    Tropical Smoothie

    Tropical smoothies are all about combining tropical fruits (orange, pineapple, mango), with some pear, apple, and strawberries, to create summer in a glass. Unlike a berry smoothie, there’s no yoghurt, relying on coconut water to add…

    September 14, 2016
  • Berry Smoothie

    Berry Smoothie

    A berry smoothie is great any time of day. We used to make them using a blender. It did the job, but you had to stop it and shake it to encourage it to moosh the fruit…

    August 6, 2016
  • Raspberry muffins

    Raspberry Muffins

    Raspberry muffins have become a firm favourite. We used to have muffins for breakfast all the time. They were the Sunday morning special treat. I’d either get up before everyone else and have them in…

    July 27, 2016
  • waffles with raspberries

    Waffles with maple syrup

    Waffles with maple syrup are great for breakfast. You use the same ingredients as you do for pancakes, except you separate the eggs and add beaten egg whites in the final stage of mixing. As…

    May 7, 2016
  • toasted muesli

    Toasted Muesli

    We’ve been making our own muesli for a very long time: a good combination of organic oats, bran, nuts, seeds and a variety of dried fruits. Add a little milk or yoghurt and its a…

    April 20, 2016
  • pancakes with blueberry syrup

    Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

    Pancakes…a breakfast staple. With Blueberry Syrup they are even better, especially with a dollop of Greek yoghurt (a controversial addition).…

    March 21, 2013
  • muesli


    You don’t need a recipe for muesli, but you do need to make your own rather than resorting to buying the disgusting packets labeled Muesli on offer in the supermarket. The dusty oats and…

    March 16, 2013