Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Berry Cream Cake

My child is berry obsessed – since a baby. She thinks nothing of polishing off a tub of (very expensive) blueberries while sitting in the shopping trolley, so this bake was a natural choice of hers. The brief she gave me – berries, lots of them, and cream! This was the perfect Sunday teatime treat…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Rainbow Cupcakes

You can’t keep Soph out of the kitchen! With self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping the kids busy and calm has been my number one priority. The kitchen is always a happy place for us, so we decided to use the Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake Mix and spread a little hope with these…

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Mommalikeme Dinner Ideas

If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us one thing, besides resilience, it’s how to meal plan! No one needs to be out in the shops more than they need to be right now. Stuck in a rut and making the same meals week in and week out? Here’s a little help. We do a weekly…

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Best Chocolate Sheet Cake

Another day, another bake. If Soph has any more requests like this we’re going to be rolling out of lockdown soon. Absolutely divine, this simple chocolate sheet cake speaks for itself and is even better the next day! Here you go!

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Pecan Nut Pie

There were so many requests for the pecan pie Soph and I baked that I decided to blog it! What a treat to enjoy with your loved ones this lockdown – we all need a little extra ‘comfort’ every now and then. Enjoy! If you bake it, let me know and tag me on social…

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The Last Dessert: Caramel Croissant Pudding

If I could choose my very last dessert in the world to eat, I think it may just be this. The buttery layers of pastry become silken and the rich caramel custard melts in your mouth. Paired with a good dollop of double cream (I mean, if we’re going all in, why not) and you’ve…

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Cheese & Onion Bread

So, we baked bread. But it wasn’t the banana kind (swimming against the flow ya know). This bread I’ve eaten throughout my childhood and now I bake it for my very own family! It’s super simple, requires no rising or kneading and it goes down an absolute treat slathered with butter and served alongside a…

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Pantry Staples – the best Instant Pot Bolognese

A huge pot of bolognese? Yes, please! This is the perfect dish to make now when we don’t know when next we’ll be out at the shops due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and this is an incredible base for multiple meals! Think Spaghetti Bolognese, Cottage Pie, Mince on Toast for brekkie, Sloppy Joes, Mince topped…

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Easy Midweek Meal: Chicken, Lemon and Courgette Spaghetti

Here you go! The perfect midweek meal, this Chicken, Lemon and Courgette Spaghetti is the easiest of dishes that will blow your socks off with simplest of flavours. An absolute winner in our home, especially on a warm evening, you can literally throw this together in no time – I buy a rotisserie chicken from good…

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3 Easy Weeknight Meals in the Instant Pot

You haven’t lived until you’ve pressure cooked – my new outlook on life – but ask anyone who uses one, it’s incredible. My Instant Pot has opened a whole new world in the kitchen for me, providing faster, tastier meals without me having to keep checking and stirring a pot! I plan our meals weekly,…

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