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Mammy’s on Her ‘Holliers’… Sort of…

You may (or may not) have been wondering why there's been no daily post as promised... You may (or may not) have been thinking "See, that yoke can't stick to anything", but please believe me when saying I've been searching desperately (mostly because it means I get some time away from actual mammy duties) for… Continue reading Mammy’s on Her ‘Holliers’… Sort of…

Mealtimes, Uncategorized

Mammy’s Stir-Fry Marinade – for Chicken, Pork, Beef, Prawns, Tofu, Veg….

Firstly, that header image is clearly a stock photo - I had meant to take a pic of the finished product but forgot entirely as had a major case of the h'anger.  There are prep pics, however, and that's the main thing. OK - you could purchase ready-made stir-fry or Teriyaki sauces for years and… Continue reading Mammy’s Stir-Fry Marinade – for Chicken, Pork, Beef, Prawns, Tofu, Veg….

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Mammy’s Mini Roast in Minutes

Yep, minutes. Not in like 5 minutes or anything, I'm not Donal Skehan (and there's salmonella to consider), but if yous have a bit of extra time of a Sunday and want to magic up a roast out of... 1) Chicken Breasts 2) Potatoes 3) Whatever veg you have languishing about ... this is for… Continue reading Mammy’s Mini Roast in Minutes

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Veg Smuggling 101 – Vol 2: Versatile Marinara Sauce in Minutes.

'Mammy's Marinara' Marinara sauce makes it sound really authentic and fierce fancy, but really it's a basic tomato sauce that can be used as a base for a multitude of meals: Pasta sauce; pizza base sauce; lasagne sauce; mediterranean casserole; chicken and chorizo stew with roast potatoes... have some sauce left over? Chuck in some croutons,… Continue reading Veg Smuggling 101 – Vol 2: Versatile Marinara Sauce in Minutes.

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Baby-Led Weaning: A How-To Guide

What you will need... 1) A baby aged approximately six months. 2) Appropriately sized pieces of food, raw (avocado, banana,) or cooked (steamed carrots, chicken etc). 3) A rake load of kitchen roll. 4) A daycent pair of knees on ye. And that's about it. Deliberate flippancy aside, that is all you need. It's so simple… Continue reading Baby-Led Weaning: A How-To Guide

Reviews

Self Catering? You’ll Be Wanting One of These, So…

If you're expecting reviews of products, you've (sort of) come to the right place. We might also throw in the odd TV review (makes sense as I never leave the house / used to do it in a previous life) and I can only dream of attending restaurants and hotels to review, so expect some… Continue reading Self Catering? You’ll Be Wanting One of These, So…

Mind

Five Holiday Resolutions…

In case the featured photo wasn't a dead giveaway; this isn't a post regarding the sort of resolutions you make on January 1st after a month of swilling your own weight in mulled wine and bread sauce. It's a post chronicling things that one shalt not utter/do while lucky enough to be on a self-catering… Continue reading Five Holiday Resolutions…