Recipes

Shepherd’s Pie with oomph and aah

01 October 2015 / 0

I love the book by The Incredible Indian Spice Men which accompanies the series of the same name.

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Lemon and elderflower drizzle cake

22 July 2015 / 3

Having made a batch of elderflower cordial, I was keen to find some other ways to use it.

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Spiral courgette tart

19 July 2015 / 4

It has been a busy weekend here working in the garden between rain showers, and on blog projects – you’ll be able to see my garden bench makeover here tomorrow 🙂

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Elderflower cordial

09 July 2015 / 2

I have spent the last couple of summers saying that I wanted to have a go at making some elderflower cordial, but I have only just managed to get around to making some this year!

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Martha’s apple and cherry traybake

20 June 2015 / 1

I’m very excited to feature a guest blogger today, with a really delicious recipe! My Mum’s friend Martha (age 7 – nearly 8 🙂 ) loves to bake, and she sent me this recipe to try out. I have heard that she is a big fan of Hello! Hooray! and loved seeing my feature in Craftseller…

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Spicy aubergine chips with couscous

08 June 2015 / 0

We tried out a delicious new recipe yesterday which I found in the latest international edition of Flow Magazine (issue 9). It is taken from Rachel Khoo’s book, My Little French Kitchen, and there are a few more recipes from the book in the magazine too (all of which look yummy!). The great thing about…

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Caramel cake

17 May 2015 / 0

Today is World Baking Day and so I had to share a cake recipe with you! I made this caramel cake for my Mum’s birthday last month, and the recipe originally comes from the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook (it’s a recipe by Nelly Ritchie who is in the Newcastle CCC – yay!). It was the first…

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Chicken fettuccine with mascarpone and Marsala sauce

05 May 2015 / 0

One night last week, we had a few ingredients that needed using up – so I googled ‘chicken and mascarpone recipe’ and found this one for chicken fettuccine with mascarpone and marsala sauce. We adapted it from the original recipe (click here to see that) so that it was just enough for two. We didn’t…

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Raspberry and blueberry lime drizzle cake

01 May 2015 / 0

It’s a lovely Bank Holiday weekend this weekend, which calls for cake! This lovely raspberry and blueberry lime drizzle cake is really fruity, and the combination works really well. Make it in a small square tin and it will be perfect for a picnic. Let’s just keep our fingers crossed for good weather! 

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Smiley jammy dodgers

17 April 2015 / 6

Don’t you just love a jammy dodger? These ones are special: they are smiley jammy dodgers! I spotted the cutters for these biscuits in Lakeland a while back and just had to get them. They are brilliant! You get four shapes in the pack, with the front and back cutters for each one. I love…

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