Baking, Biscuits, Breakfast

Homemade Cereal Bars

Cereal bars are a handy addition to any lunch box, a great snack for that little break at 11am when the kids are hungry and feeling a little sluggish but it’s not yet lunchtime. The cereal bars that adorn the supermarket shelves in their brightly coloured boxes are very expensive and really not very healthy, though I can assure you …

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Breakfast, Snack

Pancake Tuesday

Tomorrow sees the arrival of Pancake Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, so called as pancakes were traditionally eaten this day because they were made out of the main foods available, sugar, fat , flour and eggs. The consumption of these foods was restricted during the fasting associated with Lent and so pancakes were made. We love pancakes and I …

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Bread, Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are always a hit in our house, both my husband and girls love tucking into this homely breakfast. Ingredients – Serves 3 1 Tbsp Rapeseed Oil (or whatever oil you have) 6 Eggs 1-2 Tbsp Milk Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Tbsp Mayonnaise (recipe for homemade can be found here http://simplyhomemade-nic.blogspot.com/2011/07/mayonnaise.html ) Chopped Dill 3 Bread Rolls, …

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Bread, Breakfast

Breakfast Time!

On Father’s Day I presented Mr. Simply Homemade with a delicious breakfast of Eggs Benedict. Eggs Benedict Serves 4 For the Hollandaise Sauce: 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar 2 egg yolks 150g butter 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt & Pepper 8 Bacon Rashers 100g Fresh Spinach 25g Butter ¼ tsp nutmeg 4 eggs, at room temperature ½ tbsp vinegar 4  thick slices of …

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