• Posh Cheese Toastie – Croque Rarebit or Welsh Monsieur?

    This is basically an indulgent cheese toastie with bechamel sauce and it’s delicious. It’s neither a croque monsieur nor a welsh rarebit due to the lack of ham and cheese sauce (not to mention I couldn’t find welsh cheddar on … Continue reading

  • Vegetable Vindaloo

    You can thank my husband for this one. I always pester him to give me new ideas of things he’d like for dinner and this is the latest. Until I started researching, I had no idea vindaloo is originally a … Continue reading

  • Five Bean Chilli

    A delicious full, rounded flavour full of protein, iron and fibre. A perfect comfort food with a bowl of fluffy rice for cozy evenings in, filling for tacos or a topping for jacket potatoes. Just what the vegetarian ordered. Winging … Continue reading

  • Fresh Tomato Salsa

    I make this salsa for burritos, tacos, nachos, loaded fries, as a jacket potato topping, to go with salad and probably loads of other things I can’t remember off the top of my head. It’s super easy, all you need … Continue reading


Welcome to Mrs Jervis’ Journal.
Expat life on a Caribbean Island, surviving with two toddlers, what we’re learning on our hearing loss journey and lots of scrumptious recipes for the best homemade food ever. Pretty much sums up what you’ll find here. We hope you’ll stick around.