What else is there to do when you have a poorly boy home from school? Watch Paddington (again and again and again) with mini Paddington Bear for cuddles and then make some marmalade! My son is obsessed with Paddington ever since he saw the first film a few weeks ago and the second just this… Continue reading Marmalade Day!
Little bit late in the day for these this year, I know, BUT who says you have to use cookie cutters like ghosts and bats? Or even if they can only be used at Halloween? Go nuts use them mid-winter! This recipe is super easy and was a bit of guess work (who feels the… Continue reading Halloween Cookie Recipe
I’m so excited to share this recipe with you all, as it’s the only experimenting with recipes that I’ve done in a while. And it turned out so delicious! The courgette in the sauce really brought out the flavour and made it incredibly creamy. Be warned though the blended veg makes it very filling (even… Continue reading Courgette Pasta Sauce
I made this recipe for the first time the other day and was extremely happy with the result. The loaf was a refreshing change of pace from our regularly made chocolate cake. Moist and sweet, this banana bread is the perfect afternoon snack! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 4 bananas, crushed… Continue reading Banana Bread (with Passion Fruit)
It was Mother’s Day recently and my darling boy bought me the lovely present of layered cake pans. For those of you who haven’t used them before, they are for making a cake with lots of layers – often a rainbow cake will be made with layered pans so that you can include all of… Continue reading Layered Chocolate & Strawberry Cake
I came up with this recipe last year for Hallowe’en and they went down a treat! So naturally I felt I had to share them with you lovely readers for this years festivities! I hope you’re all in the mood for devilish delights tonight during the Witching Hour! Ingredients for Cupcakes: 140g plain chocolate 100ml… Continue reading Devil Cupcakes
In preparation for the coffee morning that I hosted recently, I came up with this recipe. I thought it would be nice to have a seasonal treat that is filled with the flavours we love to associate with this time of year – apples & cinnamon. Ingredients 175g Butter 6 tbsp Golden Syrup 175g Demerara… Continue reading Autumn Flapjacks