It’s easy to lose track of the recipes I’ve posted on Hello Little House, so these last couple of weeks I’ve made the effort to look through my recipe archives and get reacquainted with some of my favourites. Here’s what I’ve been cooking and falling in love with all over again…
This would be one of my all-time favourite vegetable sides and with Brussels sprouts season in full swing at the moment, I’ve been buying them by the bag full. Teenage me would never have believed I would one day love Brussels sprouts! They are so good.
With the weather wet and miserable at the moment we’ve been playing inside a lot. Usually by lunchtime the boys (2 under 5) have been wrestling and fighting for a solid 5 hours. To avoid me going completely mental I’m using craft as a distraction, including this simple no-cook playdough. It’s quick and easy and it does a pretty good job of pausing the wrestling for a at least a few minutes. Picking playdough out of the carpet is so worth it…
I really enjoy pearl couscous and this is such a nice recipe. The couscous is something a bit different to boring old rice and my boys think the little balls are fun (that’s what she said!). Like I say in the original recipe – don’t be shy with the parmesan.
The boys are still loving this slice as a lunchbox snack. I’ve even started buying my mixed fruit in 1kg bags which makes this a very economical slice.
I tried something a bit different this time and swapped the beef for Frenched lamb shanks. To serve I removed the shank bones and shredded the meat into large chunks. Hubby and I both loved it and we’ll be trying this one again. Yum!
Who am I kidding? I didn’t need to be reacquainted with this recipe – it’s never far from my next meal plan. An old family favourite and one of the first meals my husband will ask for.