local food, frugal living ,wartime recipes and veg boxes

My Wedding Cake…by special request!

On several occasions I have been asked about my profile piccie..and yes indeed it is my very own wedding cake…and yes I did make it myself. Actually I catered the … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Give us this day our daily Bread…

Its been a while since I put pen to paper. The kitchen is my place of solace, my sanctuary when all seems lost. There is something soothing about pummelling bread … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Gem Squash & Fennel Seed Penne

One of the delights of my KentVegBox cooking is the not to be found in the supermarket veg that make an appearance from time to time. I recognised it as being … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The VegBox Diary Number 1

Well the VegBox week certainly flew by in a flash and despite my best intentions you didn’t get the daily update to the simmerings and slicing going on in the Cookaholic kitchen…never mind, … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

WW2 Cake means low cost , low fat, no guilt

I’m not sure if this was one of my Nans recipes or one Ive collected over the years but I discovered it recently when searching for an alternative to my favourite … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Returning to a Wartime Diet in a Modern World

I can understand that the thought of returning to wartime rationing will fill most people with horror and disbelief that anyone would voluntarily embrace it. For those who are familiar … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Veg Box Cooking Triffid leaves and Leftovers

Carrying  on from last nights post  and sharing the creations of this weeks veg box Ive spent the morning using up the triffid like spinach leaves that were left over last night….I … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Whats in my Veg box this week ?

I thought you might be interested to see what arrives in my Vegbox each week and what I do with it… This week we have Unidentified green things…I shall assume … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Now shall we economise with a humongous Beef Joint or a Lentil Curry?

I I don’t know about you but when I’m talking about “recession” cooking and using up the leftovers I don’t normally have a hunk of roast beef to fall back on…I … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Raspberry & Rose Jam (alcoholic of course)

You shouldn’t need to ask if the Rose is in fact an alcoholic addition , of course it is, but I had added a dash of Rosewater too so that seems to … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

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