this is a page for

Category: Cooking

Piggy Blankets UK is coming to The Frost Fairs!

Hello, I have some exciting news. Piggy Blankets UK will be making an appearance at the The Frost Fairs in Gravesend. I will also be holding a stall at a smaller Christmas Fair in a preschool in the village where I live. The Frost Fairs are held over four weekends…

Ten ways to serve Porridge – How to Keep Porridge Exciting.

Hello, My idea of porridge as a child came in the form of Readybrek. I’m sure you can remember what that is. In fact I believe they still sell it now. As an adult it was an occasional breakfast, in the form of a sachet that you then…

My Take on Cooking with a Three Year Old.

Hello, Some of my fondest and remaining memories of my mother are when we used to cook together. She was a fabulous cook and it is she that I have to thank, for my love of no fuss home cooked food. I can honestly say I can’t remember…

Chorizo and Lentil Soup………..yummy

Hello, Chorizo and lentil soup is one if my favourite soups to make. It’s great for a cold wintry day, a rainy day, in fact if I’m honest it’s great for any day. Packed full of goodness, it is an easy soup for both…

Pizza, the fang and ever lasting lists

Hello, I’m sure that most of you are asleep right now or at the very least thinking about sleeping. I know I should be after my last few nights of no sleep. The little piggies certainly have the right idea with their naps in the day. Clearly I…

Blocking, Babies and Bank Holidays

Hello, I hope that this finds you all well and enjoying the bank holiday weekend here in the U.K. We are certainly having the weather for it in our corner of the country. In fact it has been a lovely weekend so far and yet I sit here inexplicably…

Lazy Sunny Sundays, Bees and Dinosaurs

Hello It has been a glorious day today, summer seems to have finally arrived and lets hope that the sun is here to stay. I must admit I was a little caught out today with the sunshine, not that I am complaining it has been absolutely fantastic (apologies if you…

Big Birthday Bash

Hello, Here in this house of piggies we tend to have one annual event of the year and it is the big birthday bash in May. Now it is more appropriate than ever with three birthdays within two weeks of each other in one month. With approximately 60 adults and…

Birthdays, Birthdays and more Birthdays!

Hello, Apologies for the delay again. My silly billy of a husband has managed to break his arm and it has consequently been rather busy in our house full of piggies. May is one of our busiest and most expensive months of the year with no less than five birthdays…

Baking Bread, Wool and Sunshine by the Seaside

Hello, It’s been a lovely few days in this household over the weekend and it all started on Friday. On Friday the book arrived that I had been waiting for with some excitement; ‘How To Bake‘ by Paul Hollywood. Bread has long been something that I…