Growing up in a Bengali household we ate a lot of traditional Bengali food, which I loved. One thing I remember was this mackerel dish. It was one of the first things I learnt to cook as soon as I started making food for my own family. Primarily because it’s so easy, but also because… Continue reading Spicy Mackerel Dish
Sun Allergy, Prickly Heat, Heat Rash and Miliaria, are all basically the same thing to me. They are that incredibly annoying, itchy, sometimes painful or sore, red rash made up of tiny spots. I’ve suffered from them for as long as I can remember. They come up when I’m hot, or sweaty or when the… Continue reading That prickly problem of heat rash – Products that work for me!
Pashminas, square scarves, long scarves and shawls. I have scores of them. Not quite hundreds, but enough to create some major chaos in my room. I’ve tried folding them neatly into drawers, rolling them in shoe boxes and even laying them flat in under bed storage boxes. Yet no matter where I put them, within… Continue reading A nifty trick for organising scarves and shawls
If you love cake and you love coffee, these cupcakes are for you. Moist and delicious with a surge of coffee hit. They are a perfect little treat. These coffee cupcakes are a variation on my basic vanilla cupcakes and are very easy to make. Makes 18 Ingredients – Coffee Cupcakes: 6oz Caster Sugar 6oz… Continue reading Truly Delicious Coffee Cupcakes
Weekends are never long enough. The two days I get off from work to spend with Chicco are precious to me. Not only am I trying to focus on my little man and make up for the time I missed with him during the week, but I’m trying to do mum duties too; laundry, cleaning,… Continue reading Busy Mum. Happy Toddler.
If you’re looking for a traditional lamb curry that is full of flavour, but still mild, look no further! We Bengalis love our spicy food and rice and curry is a traditional meal you will find in most Bangladeshi homes. But to accommodate friends who can’t handle heat too well, I’ve adapted this dish a… Continue reading Mild but flavoursome lamb curry
I know there are thousands of blogs and internet pages dedicated to potty training a toddler, but I’m going to be honest with you, they didn’t work for me! This is a real mother’s honest account of how I toilet trained my son. (Just a note for those who may be reading from abroad; where… Continue reading How to toilet train a toddler