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May 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen: Rescuing Your Leftovers

According to goverment figures in England we waste a staggering amount of the food that we buy each week which is shocking considering many of us are struggling to survive financially right now.

The average family wastes £8 on unused food each and every week. So if you are trying to save money and you would like to do your … Read the rest

May 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Toad in the hole and Spotted dick

For my May recipes I thought I would go for a toad in the hole and spotted dick recipe. I chose toad in the hole as it is not very widely known outside the UK and I thought this would be a good chance for other countries to give it a try.

For my pudding I don’t really like it … Read the rest

April 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen: Three Ways To Cook Minced Beef

If there is one meat that is cheap yet incredibly tasty the award has to go to minced beef and I am a huge fan. I must buy at least one pack a week. Whether it is to make spaghetti and meatballs or lasagne you can do pretty much anything with it. Imagine if you sent two people into seperate … Read the rest

April 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Melon Boat Starter and Cashew chicken recipe

For my April recipes I wanted a light starter and a light filling main course. The melon starter is easy to do and the kids will love to help you make the boats. But they will probably eat as they make the boats.

 So the boats may come out more as rafts! For the main course I have gone for … Read the rest

March 29, 2011

Gordon Ramsay: The Biography

A new biography of Gordon Ramsay—celebrated restaurateur, star of Fox TV’s hit reality show Hell’s Kitchen, and the only London chef with three Michelin stars.

He has cooked for prime ministers, ousted Hollywood actresses from his restaurants, set records for cursing on television, and changed the way Britain eats. As famous for his volatile persona as he is for … Read the rest

March 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen – Saturday Night Dining In

I always make a great effort with my Saturday night meals, in fact weekend meals in general are pretty special. During the week we are all busy doing our own thing and will eat our main meal at lunch time. Though at a weekend we will cook dinner together and then spend a couple of hours sat down at the … Read the rest

March 5, 2011

Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape: 100 Recipes Inspired by Asia. by

On the second leg of his Great Escapes series, Gordon Ramsay sets out to discover the flavours of Asia, on a remarkable journey that leads him through Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and Vietnam. 100 new recipes are inspired by the tastes and experiences he encounters along the way.

In this book to accompany the TV series, stunning photography and Gordon’s inspirational … Read the rest

March 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Salad and Chocolate Trifle

Since the middle of Febuary here in Portugal the weather has being brilliant for this time of the year. So I have decided to include a salad in my meals this month. I think this salad will be cheap to make anywhere in the world.

The Bacon Lettuce and Tomato salad is one of my favourites because it is easy … Read the rest

February 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen – The Perfect Sunday Lunch

If there is one type of food that my husband goes wild for it is a sunday roast. He absolutely adores his meat and as a Brit nothing comes more natural than enjoying a roast dinner around the table with the family.

Though, the biggest arguement is often what kind of meat to enjoy. Personally I love chicken and beef … Read the rest

February 17, 2011

Gordon Ramsay Makes It Easy

Easy, home-style recipes from chef Gordon Ramsay, star of the hit Fox reality show, “Hell’s Kitchen.”

International superstar chef Gordon Ramsay scored a huge hit this past summer with his Fox-TV reality show, “Hell’s Kitchen,” which showcased both his formidable cooking skills and his infamous temper. Now this three-star Michelin chef is showing a different side in Gordon Ramsay Makes Read the rest

February 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals:Tomato Soup and Fishcakes

Febuary’s $7 meals already this year is going so quickly. This month i have gone for a rich and tasty Tomato Soup as a starter and some lovely Fishcakes. I love to make my own Tomato Soup because i like it to be so creamy and rich. Some of the tinned varities can be pretty awful.

I like to make … Read the rest

January 26, 2011

Do You Watch Cookery Shows And If So Who Is Your Inspiration?

Cooking is my obsession. I really love searching the whole world to learn the best food for my family and spending my time at the kitchen together with my wife. Kidding aside, if cooking is a woman, then my wife Samantha will definitely get jealous as I am always thinking about it.

Part of my cooking passion is watching cookery … Read the rest

January 25, 2011

Welcome To Mummy Kitchen

Welcome to my mummy kitchen, where I provide you with some amazing recipes for not only feeding your family on for less, but they will also be healthy and to be able to be cooked in a flash.

I am starting this week with a fantastic winter warming one pot recipe. It only takes me about 15 minutes to prepare … Read the rest

January 2, 2011

Secrets Of Eternal Youth Review

To be honest, I don’t know anyone who is not aware of the importance of looking after your body, that can range from what is eaten all the way to exercise and how you think. I am lucky here in Portugal in that there is lots of fresh fruit available on the local markets and the climate here really does … Read the rest

January 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals:Turkey Stir Fry And Victoria Sandwich Cake

Happy New Year to all my blog readers. I thought I would start this year with a Turkey Stir Fry as you attempt to get rid of the rest of your Christmas leftovers. We personally had a turkey stir fry on boxing day and it was wonderful. Plus it felt even better knowing how little it actually cost!!!!

Many don’t … Read the rest

December 1, 2010

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Broccoli Soup And Shepherds Pie

As we enter December it is the time of year that we start enjoying the wonderful winter food. First on our agenda is always a lovely hearty soup. So for the first course this month I have gone with broccoli soup to warm you up during this cold time of year.

For the main course I have settled with Shepherds … Read the rest

November 15, 2010

An Honest Review – Yummyarts.com

When it comes to cake decorating, there does seem to be a distinct lack of information available and what is out there, takes some finding.  There are books available, but invariably not with all the information you require to complete your task.  Similarly certain websites will allow you to purchase the necessary items, but then you’ll need to search alternative … Read the rest

November 7, 2010

Food Like The 1950’s – Starting From Scratch & Saving Money

It is almost impossible to explain to today’s pampered generation just what it was like in the years immediately after the end of World War 2, but for those who lived through that traumatic period, the one thing that is noticeable, is their appreciation of food standards and reluctance to waste produce.  Much of this will have been imprinted into … Read the rest

November 1, 2010

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Pork Stir Fry And Apple Crumble

Even though we are in our third month now and winter is approaching it is still nice to have a stir fry at this time of year. I personally prefer Pork or Chicken because you can alter the recipe to suit and make it with all your favourite flavours. Compared to beef which you are often restricted on seasoning.

You … Read the rest

October 19, 2010

An Honest Review – Hypno Body Blast

When it comes to diets I usually hear the same old story again and again from exactly the same people. Some of my friends can eat absolutely anything and not put an ounce of weight on whilst others, including me, really have to be careful because if we let ourselves go we certainly pay for it in the form of … Read the rest