Recipes

Homemade fish fingers

10 October 2014 / 0

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1412971050926{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]Sometimes, you just see a recipe and you know you have to make it. Did you ever get that feeling? I did with this fish finger recipe! As much as I like cooking different dishes, I do have a soft spot for a fish finger sarnie. It sounds a bit faffsome to…

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Steak and ale cobbler

04 October 2014 / 0

Autumn is definitely here, which means the days are getting shorter and I just crave comfort food! As is traditional in our house, I made a Parkin to mark the start of the new season, and I made a yummy Guinness Parkin (click here for the recipe) which doesn’t use a whole can of Guinness.…

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Slow roast tomato salad

01 October 2014 / 2

I work with a great team of people in my day job, and one of the things we do quite regularly is swap recipe ideas. This one is a recipe from my friend Donna – she brought this in for her lunch one day and we all did that thing where we no longer wanted…

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Chocolate mousse with fiery ginger shortbread and candied orange peel

18 September 2014 / 0

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1411071182930{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column_text]***This post is a reposting of a recipe that got lost in my blog transfer – sorry!***   If you follow me on Instagram (or you’ve seen the photos in my feed on my blog) then you may already know that yesterday our new Kitchen Aid mixer was delivered! I can’t believe…

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Blackberry curd

07 September 2014 / 4

Many of you will already know that I am a huge fan of making curds.

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Bakewell cake with raspberry curd filling

06 September 2014 / 2

I’ve been invited to take part in Vertbaudet’s Summer Baking challenge, and was asked to make any summery cake and share it on my blog. So this is my entry – a combination of recipes that I love to make! The cake is a Bakewell cake, which usually only consists of one layer but I…

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Spiced lamb burgers with herbed yoghurt

28 July 2014 / 0

Summer is well and truly here – it has even been glorious in Newcastle! We tried out this recipe at the weekend and it was so good. It’s really great to find a burger recipe with a difference, and the chilli, herbs and spices work so well with the lamb. So fire up your barbecue…

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Sticky honey soy turkey

17 July 2014 / 0

We found this recipe a little while ago and it’s just fab – low fat, quick to cook and also not very expensive! So it’s great all round 🙂 It’s becoming one of our new favourites!

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Ukulele Celebration Cake

10 July 2014 / 6

A very dear friend at work celebrated a special birthday today, and we volunteered to make a cake for the afternoon tea party. This eventually led to someone saying: ‘Could you make a ukulele cake?’ because Jackie is a super uke player! As we never like to turn down a challenge, we said yes!

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Pesto chicken with roasted vegetables

08 July 2014 / 0

  Finding really tasty but healthy meals can often be tricky. I found ‘The Diet for Food Lovers’ in a bargain bin in TKMaxx, and it’s a fantastic book full of delicious recipes that don’t make you feel like you’re scrimping on flavour! This recipe is fast becoming one of our favourites – if you’re…

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