DELICIOUS – easy sausage rolls recipe. Just TWO ingredients!
Jul12

DELICIOUS – easy sausage rolls recipe. Just TWO ingredients!

Because you can’t rely on cheap supermarket sausage rolls. ugh. Just no. We all know that when you get that craving you’re looking for the warm, crispy, flaky, meaty goodness of a fresh-baked sausage roll. A pasty, soggy pale thing that’s been in a wrapper for a day just doesn’t come close, does it? The plate is part of Tesco’s Summer range, and is the Batik range giant charger, available in stores for a...

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Easy Ways to Make Your Own Designed Cupcakes
Jun09

Easy Ways to Make Your Own Designed Cupcakes

A study showed that time spent in the kitchen would alleviate stress and anxiety, and also boost awareness. The cooking and baking process not only contributes to improving mood and emotions (I’m definitely a comfort baker – often cracking out the mixer and pans at 9 in the evening), but also naturally enhances the feeling of satisfaction achieved by the look of the finished product. Baking has become something of a...

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School Dinners Cornflake Tart – remember?
May06

School Dinners Cornflake Tart – remember?

The real, actual, proper, straight-from-the-school-cooks-mouth recipe for 1970’s School Dinners Cornflake Tart. For some strange reason I have had a longing to make this for ages. On chatting to various friends-of-a-certain-age about school dinners, one dish was universally clamoured after, no matter where we went to school. The School Dinners Cornflake Tart. You remember it? Thin Pastry base, layer of jam, then crunchy golden...

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Easy Pavlova Recipe – simple, delicious and NEVER fails
Apr28

Easy Pavlova Recipe – simple, delicious and NEVER fails

This Easy Pavlova Recipe, it really is the most amazing thing. It’s funny, I didn’t make pavlova for years – purely because I thought it was really hard and complicated. Meringue is tricky, right?Not so! It’s dead easy. And universally popular – everyone always comes back for seconds, there really won’t be any leftovers. easy Pavlova By Elena Zajchikova | Shutterstock This Easy Pavlova Recipe Serves...

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School Dinners Fudge Tart Recipe
Feb06

School Dinners Fudge Tart Recipe

Here we have it, by popular request, the next in the School Dinners Puddings recipe collection. D’you know, I didn’t actually remember this one. Not at all. Thick Fudge Tart? No clue. But then, I obtained the recipe (stolen from the back of an envelope which ‘fell’ out of MIL’s recipe book when she wasn’t looking) for School Dinners Fudge Tart, brought it home and gave it a go. And as I was standing...

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Better-Than-Butterkist Crunchy Butterscotch Popcorn Recipe
Nov06

Better-Than-Butterkist Crunchy Butterscotch Popcorn Recipe

While we were photographing for our ‘Ingredients for a Family Movie Night’ post, I happened to post on my Instagram Stories that I was making Crunchy Butterscotch Popcorn. I immediately and repeatedly got asked for the recipe – so here it is. We happen to have our own home-grown popcorn expert. Years ago, a very young Boy was fascinated by microwave popcorn – it was a rare treat, but watching it expand and pop...

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