cooking, Recipes

Calvados and honey glazed ham with baked apples and parsnips recipe

Try something different for this year’s Christmas dinner showpiece. This deliciously succulent gammon is scored to better allow the rich, festive blend of fruity calvados, sweet honey and strong mustard to seep into the meat. Get ahead with this Christmas dinner recipe and boil the gammon the day before, to save yourself time until you… Continue reading Calvados and honey glazed ham with baked apples and parsnips recipe


Lost or confused

I’m not ENTIRELY sure where this blog is going to go, but I’m certain it will ORGANISE the hell out of my life! Well, at least I hope so. Anyway, reader, I really think this blog-thing-idea is a good way to clear my thoughts! And in the words of Byron “If I don’t write to… Continue reading Lost or confused

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Almond, rosemary and courgette cake recipe

No will ever guess this wonderfully fluffy and fragrant almond cake is actually packed with veg for a lighter treat. Made with grated courgette, ground almond, with a hint of rosemary and zesty lemon, this pretty cake makes a great dinner party dessert when served with a dollop of whipped ricotta and fresh raspberries. Almond,… Continue reading Almond, rosemary and courgette cake recipe

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Cornflake cakes recipie

With this super easy Cornflake cakes recipe, your kids will all be happy and you will have more time to spend with them, it's a win-win situation for all! makes 24, 5mins to prepare and 10mins to cook, plus setting time Ingredients 75g (3oz) butter 200g (7oz) dark chocolate, broken into small chunks 4 tbsp… Continue reading Cornflake cakes recipie


Green sangria recipe

Packed full of lime, mint and basil, this thirst quenching green sangria is the perfect drink for entertaining. Serves 6 (makes 1 ltr) Ingredients 3 limes, sliced 1/2 x 30g pack fresh mint, leaves picked, plus extra to garnish 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil 200g (7oz) cucumber, sliced ice cubes, to serve 500ml (17fl oz)… Continue reading Green sangria recipe


Very berry Pimm’s recipe

Celebrate any occasion in style with my very berry version of a classic Pimm's cocktail. Impress your alfresco dinner guests with this refreshing drink at your next barbecue or pack it away with you on a picnic. Serves 4 10 mins to prepare, plus overnight chilling Ingredients 250g strawberries, halved, plus extra to serve 3… Continue reading Very berry Pimm’s recipe

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The classic bbq burger recipe

The classic burger is an all time BBQ favourite! This super easy homemade burger recipe gives you delicious patties, packed with onions and herbs for extra flavour, that are perfect for topping with cheese, lettuce and tomato, and sandwiching between floury buns. Serves 4 20 mins to prepare and 17 mins to cook Ingredients ½… Continue reading The classic bbq burger recipe