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Halloween cake.

It’s that time of year again when the ghosties and ghoolies come out to play, just as the leaves are starting to turn orange and the cold, dark nights draw in. Spiders webs glisten like diamonds in the frost and snarling pumpkins light the way… So why not get into that Halloween mood by baking… Continue reading Halloween cake.

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Bolognese

This is my recipe for the delicious Italian classic. Rich and filling with a generous glass of red wine thrown in. Mmmm... I have yet to meet a person who doesn't enjoy a big bowl of spaghetti Bolognese, ideally covered in copious amounts of cheese. The ingredient list may look lengthy but almost everything is… Continue reading Bolognese

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Easy Almond and Fruit Bread

Ingredients: 500g White bread mix 2tsp Almond essence 50g Desiccated Coconut 60g Sultanas 60g Chopped Apricots 1/2 tsp Baking powder 310ml Warm water 30g Ground almonds Small bit of milk. Method: Preheat the oven to 180oC. Place all of the ingredients except the milk into a large bowl and stir until well combined. Let the… Continue reading Easy Almond and Fruit Bread

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Blueberry and Lime Sponge Cake

A lovely blueberry and lime sponge that is super quick and easy to make.

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Spoons and Burgers.

As you can probably guess from how well spaced out and whiney my posts have been recently, I've been feeling a tad rubbish and drained of all needed resources (and shits) to get a whole lot done. Having a crappy body and mind is equal to crappy everything else in life; sadly! An easier way… Continue reading Spoons and Burgers.

Recipes · Side Dishes

Simple Loaf of Bread.

      Here is a basic recipe for a good old fashioned loaf of bread. Georgeous slathered with butter and dunked in homemade soup or smothered in jam. Mmmmm bread! I would advice that you use this up within a few days or freeze it as it will go stale quickly due to the… Continue reading Simple Loaf of Bread.

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Honey and Mustard Roast Gammon Joint.

This makes a delicious main for any occasion. I usually make this on a lazy sunday or over christmas with; roast potatoes, a selection of vegetables and some homemade yorkshire puddings. The left overs are great in sandwiches and soups so you can easily get two or more meals from one chunk of meat. Ingredients:… Continue reading Honey and Mustard Roast Gammon Joint.

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Courgettes in a Tomato and Red Wine Sauce.

This is a nice, simple side dish that goes well with most meats and fish. I decided to have it as a side to my peri peri chicken and some pasta. It was very tasty with a slight amount of spice from the Chipotle coming through. This side dish can easily be frozen when cooled… Continue reading Courgettes in a Tomato and Red Wine Sauce.

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5 Minute Chocolate and Orange Pud.

You know when you REALLY fancy a chocolaty dessert but you really can't be bothered baking? Luckily for me I had a few bits and pieces lying around to make this little beauty in under five minutes. It's easy and tasty and will satisfy your sweetie cravings without having to wait all afternoon. I admit… Continue reading 5 Minute Chocolate and Orange Pud.

Recipes · Starters and Soups

Slow Cooker Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Soup With Cheesy Meatballs.

In all honesty this was purely designed as a throw everything in the slow cooker and save myself having to use the stove the day after having some epileptic seizures. The joys of being disabled.... This is a soup that I make quite often for four very simple reasons: It's really easy and if you've… Continue reading Slow Cooker Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Soup With Cheesy Meatballs.

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Nutella and Hazelnut Bread.

I got the carby hankering that only copious amounts of bread can solve followed by the desperate need for chocolate. This gave me an idea for an incredibly indulgent treat which combines those two things beautifully. It's gooey Nutella and hazelnuts nestled inside soft, fluffy white bread. All of this indulgence is covered with chopped… Continue reading Nutella and Hazelnut Bread.

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5 Minute Spicy Houmous, Tomato and Goats Cheese Pasta.

Full disclosure: I am tired and really, really, REALLY could not be bothered cooking this evening. I have already prepped tomorrow nights Spaghetti Bolognase but for some reason my initial plan of cottage pie for tonight seemed like way too much effort to even contemplate. I had a quick rummage in my fridge and found… Continue reading 5 Minute Spicy Houmous, Tomato and Goats Cheese Pasta.

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Papaya and Stawberry Smoothie

Strawberry and Papaya Smoothie Recipe.

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Red Wine and Balsamic Steak with an Easy Mushroom Sauce.

A fast and easy way to cook a delicious steak.

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Spinach Curry

An easy and incredibly healthy chicken curry.

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Chocolate Mousse

This traditional pudding is both quick and very indulgent. They are best made a good few hours before serving so that they have time to set properly in the fridge. I don't recommend that pregnant woman or small children eat this dessert due to the use of raw eggs. Ingredients: (serves 2) 40g 70% Good… Continue reading Chocolate Mousse