Category: Recipes

Easy One Pot Chicken and Apricot Tagine

Easy One Pot Chicken and Apricot Tagine

So, a tagine is called a tagine, because it’s cooked in a tagine. This isn’t. I haven’t got one. Husband won’t let me have one because he says it will sit in the back of a cupboard and I’ll still make tagines in my cast […]

Easy No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Easy No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Cheesecake is one of my great loves. As are lemons. Well, not lemons, no one actually likes lemons. But, lemons as an ingredients or addition (hi gin and tonic!) A few weeks ago, I made an absolutely gorgeous rich chocolate cheesecake. It was the best […]

Earl Grey Loaf Cake with Elderflower Drizzle

Earl Grey Loaf Cake with Elderflower Drizzle

Confession time. My Earl Grey Loaf Cake was meant to have an Elderflower Buttercream, which is absolutely yum. But, I put too much liquid in it, and I’d run out of icing sugar. So, it became an Elderflower drizzle. Still very yum. If you prefer […]

Basic No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Basic No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

I’m not great at cheesecake. My no bakes work pretty well, but I cannot bake one at all. They go all funny! Even when it comes to no-bake, I tend to try to keep it simple. I stick to really basic recipes with as few […]

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

Jambalaya means jumbled up. I think. Please don’t shout at me if that isn’t quite right! It’s exactly my kind of cooking. A bit like a paella or a risotto, everything is just thrown together with some rice and all cooked in the same pan. […]

Healthy Turkey Cottage Pie

Healthy Turkey Cottage Pie

I love really filling, comforting meals. Preferably absolutely packed with carbs and covered in cheese! But, I’m also trying to tone up a bit and get back into my skinny jeans. I can’t give up cake. And I don’t want to count calories or diet, […]

Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Husband often steals my recipes at work. He’ll Come home and tell me that he’s made my Lemon Drizzle Cakes, or super-sized my bourbon cream recipe (amazing btw!). He’s also been making some of my muffins. Now and then, the tables turn, and he tells […]

Lemon and Elderflower Loaf Cake

Lemon and Elderflower Loaf Cake

I really massively need to branch out a little bit and start making circle cakes. The sponge bit must be similar, and there are all sorts of fantastic filling options. But, loaf cakes are just so simple. They cook really well, you can add almost […]

Super Simple, Wonderfully Healthy Turkey Burgers!

Super Simple, Wonderfully Healthy Turkey Burgers!

We love burgers. Husband makes the best beef burgers ever, and we love trying new toppings and combinations. This is a love that the kids have inherited. Robyn looks so funny holding a massive burger, but she absolutely loves them. We’d probably eat a big […]

KitKat Rocky Road

KitKat Rocky Road

I’ve wanted to make KitKat Rocky Road for a while. KitKats are my weakness. I love them. Especially a KitKat Chunky with a cup of tea. There’s nothing better; I could have one a day. I’m not a huge fan of all of the funny […]