This evening we ate "bacon and lentil soup for lots of people," from the River Cottage Family Cookbook.
It is a stupendous amount of food. Great for gatherings like bonfire parties, (which is the last time I made it) and simple to make. This book is brilliant for children to use as the recipes are very explicit in terms of instructions.Today I had a bit of willing help.....
....in the form of a five year old.
And this afternoon we enjoyed delicious cake (and I mean DELICIOUS) at a six years old nephews birthday party. Oh the joys of a big family. We are truly blessed.