Rachel Brady

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Learning to swim

Every Wednesday, I take both my kids to swimming lessons after school. It’s not something I look forward to – but until recently I used to hate it with a PASSION. Now, I have mellowed into some kind of zen-like…

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani)

The restaurant critic Giles Coren wrote recently that Indian restaurants, in the main, seriously need to up their game. Your average high street Indian is just not cutting it for me any more – dated interiors, predicable music, and more…

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Goat’s cheese and Metis® tartines

Can you roll your tongue? I can. I like Marmite too. And goat’s cheese; I blummin’ love goat’s cheese. These are all things that I think are genetically predisposed (don’t quote me on that will you?). You either love them…

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Salmon fish fingers

I’m so behind and out of kilter still after the holidays. I promise I will get better at posting regularly soon! This is something I’ve been meaning to post for a couple of weeks. I’ve wanted to try making them…

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New school year resolutions (for mums)

And they are BACK! Mine went back to school today (as you can see, one genuinely excited and one… yeah, notsomuch)… For me, the kids starting back is at school is even better than January for a good old Mum…

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Easy filo topped fish pie

Fish pie as an absolute classic when it comes to family food, no? We love it here – it’s a great way to get kids to eat fish. But it is SUCH A FAFF when you make it the normal,…

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Easy cheesy beef sliders

Ah play dates. I genuinely like having kids over to play after school. I think it occupies my own two and I can get to know their friends, see how my own kids interact with others. I find, generally, it’s…

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Quick lamb flatbreads

  The most important thing to most parents in terms of feeding their kids is that the meal is quick and easy. Wait, that’s two things! Oh well. I can cope with slow things, as long as it’s slow to…

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Mild beef keema curry

Someone on my YouTube channel asked recently if my kids actually liked everything I made. I really appreciated the question, and gave her my honest reply. It was on this video. Some recipes go down a total storm; but lots…

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Feta and roast veg tart

I hate to waste food. You know that if you stop by here often. If there are bits and bobs in the fridge then I will use them up, somehow. You know that hen do I went to a few…

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Easy ombre birthday cake

I’d been eyeing up very impressive cakes on Pinterest for a while, thinking of what I could make for Artie’s birthday last week. He asked for a Angry Birds cake originally, so his Nana very sweetly got a cake topper…

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