Billy and Mitchell from Our Munch have been cooking in our kitchen… and the result is some great recipes for you to make in your kitchen. So what are you waiting for? lets get cooking…
5 medium size white potatoes (peeled, boiled and mashed)
350g Plain Flour (plus more for kneading)
50g parmesan (grate fresh)
Salt & Pepper for seasoning
Steam the spinach and squeeze out all the water… the less water the better. Boil and mash the potato too.
mix with all the other ingredients and knead into a dough, add flour as you go… You will need a very floury surface, make a mess and get your hands in! Once its a formed dough, if you have time, pop it in the fridge for half an hour.
now its time to roll out your dough. Split the large piece of dough into 5 or 6. Take each section and roll it out into a long sausage. Do this with each section of dough…
Cut each sausage into small gnocci pieces, make them all the same size so they will cook in the same time.
Top Tip: Substitute the spinach for any fresh herb to add a new twist.
To cook just drop into a large pan of salted, boiling water for about 3 minutes. We then mixed ours with homemade pesto and creme fraiche.
I am a note writer… notes on whats for dinner… what to wear… what to blog… so I was in desperate need of somewhere to stash them all and I had a very blank wall to fill in my sewing room! This padded noteboard did just the trick. I made a large one to cover an entire wall but you can choose your size.
I have used a staple gun (my new toy which I am obsessed with! Anything which wasn’t stapled down… it is now!) But you could use pins, tacks or nails.
Voila!… your life is organised… well your scrappy notes are at least!
We think this would make a great present too, if you made a small one for someone.
As a farewell to my friend Lee, who is moving back to Australia in a couple of weeks, I hosted a clothes swapping party. She had a wardrobe full of warm clothes suitable only for English weather and too bulky to fit in her suitcase so we decided it would be the best way to wish her luck, and get rid of a few clothes along the way. I invited Natasha from Margaurita Photography along and she added a touch of class with the photos…
I decorated the room and transformed my kitchen/diner into a vintage boutique. It was a brilliant way to get the girls together, and get some new outfits too. Everyone loved it so much I thought I would share the techniques I used and include an invitation for you to download, then you can host your own… Just click the links for the downloads and tutorials…