Easy Peasy Springtime Veggie Pasta: Your Weeknight Hero

As the daffodils start peering out and the days stretch a bit longer, we know spring is tiptoeing in for the bustling households of London, where every minute counts, especially for parents juggling the endless tasks from dawn till dusk; spring promises … [Read more...]

Come Visit Heap’s Winter Garden in Greenwich!

We've been truly spoilt with the culinary treasures that have graced our local neighbourhood, haven't we? The story of Heaps Sausages, which started in a humble shop and gradually won over the hearts of London, is legendary. From the enticing aromas … [Read more...]

Rediscover The Essence of Classic British Pubs With The Duke of Greenwich: A Foodie’s Paradise!

How does experiencing a modern twist on traditional smokehouse pub fare sound to you? If your taste buds are tingling, we have a hidden family gem you’ll want to know about! We are talking about none other than The Duke of Greenwich, where … [Read more...]

We’re Jamming

Welcome to Preserving Week! From 25th July to 2nd August, we celebrate the wonderful world of preserving fruits and vegetables, ensuring that nature's bounty can be enjoyed throughout the year. In this blog post, we'll delve into the delightful art of … [Read more...]

Strawberry Jam Recipe

Ingredients: 900g of fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced 800g granulated sugar 60ml freshly squeezed lemon juice Instructions: Prepare your jars and lids by sterilising them in boiling water or using the appropriate method … [Read more...]

BBQ Recipes for a Father’s Day Feast

Father's Day is the perfect occasion to gather around the BBQ and celebrate Dad with a mouthwatering feast. Whether your dad is a seasoned grill master or loves to savour smoky flavours, we've even added vegetarian and vegan options so you can cater to … [Read more...]

From Seed to Sprout

How to Start a Vegetable Garden with Your Kids. Children have a natural love for growing plants and being part of gardening activities. However, they tend to be impatient and want to see results quickly. To harness this excitement, National Children's … [Read more...]

Free Meals for Kids

It's February half-term, and the council wants to make sure that all children and young adults in the borough have access to FREE nutritious meals throughout the holiday. There are multiple locations across the borough serving food with no age … [Read more...]

Veganuary Inspiration

Did you know that last year Veganuary inspired and supported another 620,000 people to try a vegan diet during January 2022 with participants from over 220 countries? Launched in 2014, research shows Veganuary has helped millions of people change the … [Read more...]

What a Pavlova

If you have the time and inclination, you can create a wonderful Pavlova for any occasion. Without any of the perceived palaver. Perfect all year round, you can use whatever is in-season fruit-wise or make it even easier and cheat with frozen berries or … [Read more...]

Apple & Blackberry Crumble

This seasonal apple and blackberry crumble is a comforting family pud for any time of the week. Top tip Pre-cooking the topping will make it extra-crispy while retaining the fruit's lovely texture. Ingredients For the crumble topping 120g … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Magic

Years ago, my father-in-law gave me a Slow Cooker for Christmas. Some would say that this was a chauvinistic and demeaning gift. I, however, did not see it this way. In fact, what he'd thoughtfully given me was time. Time not spent in the kitchen prepping … [Read more...]

Tuna Fritters

These super easy tuna, sweetcorn and spring onion fritters make for a really family-friendly meal and can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner. Add some little chilli flakes or cajun spice for a bit of spice. They are filling, wont break the bank … [Read more...]

Best Winter BBQ Guide

I'm a sucker for a BBQ and even more so in Winter and Autumn when you can curl up under blankets and sit out under the stars and eat al fresco keeping warm with comfort food. Take a look below at our top dishes for a winter BBQ and quirky English take on … [Read more...]

Easy Pumpkin Pie

Are you carving pumpkins this Halloween? Tried of not knowing what to do with the flesh? Then this is for you! Our easy pumpkin pie is one of the easiest pie recipes that we have in the Greenwichmums Cookbook. It's full of Autumn flavour and … [Read more...]

Your Daily Bread

Our fuss-free no yeast bread recipe is great when you're short of time or in an emergency situation. Its a variation of soda bread and uses baking powder and milk rather than buttermilk and bicarb. You can make a vegan version using soy or nut milk and … [Read more...]

Free Kids Meals

Royal Greenwich Council is again providing free nourishing meals to school-aged kiddies during the six weeks to combat holiday hunger. Meals will be available at 16 locations, throughout the borough, every weekday, until 30 August. You don't need … [Read more...]

HelloFresh Goodbye Mealtime Boredom

HelloFresh Goodbye Mealtime Boredom Back in October last year GreenwichDad set me a challenge - to start meal planning. I’m awful at running a house and freely admit my husband makes for a better housewife than me. Our midweek meals were boring, … [Read more...]

Bad Brownie

For the Badest Brownie in town look no further than our recipe below. Perfect for when you've got a real craving for chocolate. As it contains so much! Chuck in a tot of whiskey, Brandy or Baileys for a very naughty twist! You'll Need 185g unsalted … [Read more...]

Celebrate Chocolate Week

So here it is chocolate fans, the week of all weeks. Chocolate Week! 15th - 22nd of October. That's seven full days of pure indulgement. Wispa, Dairy Milk, Topic, Crunchie, Twix, Mars, Snickers KitKat, Green & Blacks. OMG, so many bars so little … [Read more...]