Category Archives: Cooking: during naptime

Cook: pasta puttanesca

My recipe for pasta puttanesca started with this one from Nigel Slater. Then I got too lazy to look it up and just winged it. Still tasted good. Clearly, as long as you have the correct ingredients, you can kind of wing it with the quantities — to taste — and it’ll be fine. You’ll […]

Cook: [insert protein name here] stew

You’ll need: Protein of some description At least 2 potatoes, diced At least 1 large carrot, chopped At least 2 sticks of celery, roughly chopped 1-2 onions, roughly chopped 1-2 cloves of garlic, smashed ½ cup rinsed lentils, optional Salt and pepper, to taste Various dried herbs and spices, to taste Vegetable stock 1 tbsp […]

Cook: asparagus, potato, halloumi, and fish bake

One major problem when it comes to food and eating in our home is that The Husband and I rarely agree on what we like to eat. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s asparagus, halloumi, and new potato dish is one exception, and with The Child now eating a decent amount (at times), I needed something to bulk it […]