Not sure what possessed me to do this other than as the ultimate birthday treat for my wonderful partner. He is one of those weirdos that doesn't really like cake, so I decided that I would create him the savory equivalent. As usual I decided to let my creative heart take over my more rational… Continue reading Birthday Steak and Beer Pie, Topped with a meat feast Pizza.
Malibu, Chocolate and Tropical Fruits Smoothie.
A delightfully simple drink with Tropical fruit and Rum.
Almond Hot Chocolate With Whipped Cream.
A delightfully naughty hot chocolate that can be prepared in the microwave. Go on, treat yourself!
BBQ Roast Chicken with Three Sides.
So after a week where life hasn't allowed me much time to indulge my blogging hobby, I have decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and have a BBQ. It went well so I will share my new-found culinary discoveries with you all. I hope you enjoy them as much as we have. The… Continue reading BBQ Roast Chicken with Three Sides.
Strawberry, Watermelon, Gin and Tonic Slushy.
A fruity little tipple that will make Gin lovers swoon!
Low Sugar Apple Crumble
Here is a recipe for a healthier version of apple crumble. I have used a mixture of Bramley cooking apples and golden delicious to add some natural sweetness without the addition of excessive sugar. The crumble topping is low sugar and I have used ground almonds to increase the sweetness naturally. The added bonus is… Continue reading Low Sugar Apple Crumble
Summer fruits upside down cake.
This is so simple to do and is an ideal summer desert. Buttery, moist with a slight tang from the fruit. Ingredients: Base: 360g frozen mixed summer fruits 40g icing sugar Sponge: 110g sugar 110g softened unsalted butter 110g Self raising flour 2 medium eggs 1tsp vanilla essence Method: Place 360g of frozen mixed summer… Continue reading Summer fruits upside down cake.
Almond and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in this post. These are sweet and crunchy and very moreish, I had to give away almost all of my test batch to try to save my waists line. They are exactly how I feel a cookie should be. Crunchy on the outside and a little gooey on the inside.… Continue reading Almond and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Deep Dish Chicken and Bacon Pie
A delightful chicken and bacon pie. Easy to make, filling and perfect for a cold, rainy day.
Cheeky Gin Truffles.
Disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in this post. This is a recipe I started to design back in high school, obviously booze free back then. It started as a simple cake based delight and then evolved into a boozie, chocolate indulgence. These make ideal gifts for birthdays and Christmas and are quite simple to… Continue reading Cheeky Gin Truffles.