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Zingy lemon & raspberry trifle

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Easter, Other On March 2, 2015 2 Comments

I may love Easter more than Christmas as Christian school holidays go. I know this might be controversial. Hear me out. (Most reasons are chocolate and present buying related… Read More »

pancakes

Never fail pancakes

In Other, Puddings, Snacks, Veggie On February 17, 2015 0 Comments

I feel I could be in danger of teaching grandmother to suck eggs. But I’m ploughing on through anyway. It’s pancake day, or rather Shrove Tuesday. The day… Read More »

15 holly

Letter to my 15 year old self

In Other On February 4, 2015 7 Comments

Dear Holly, You turned 35 last month. I know, that sounds really old. You’re probably thinking that you’re not as skinny as you are now. You’d be right…. Read More »

crunchy meatballs

Crunchy piggy meatballs

In Other, Pork, Snacks, To start On January 13, 2015 10 Comments

I am hurtling towards the grand old age of 35. I know many reading this will scoff that really, that’s so young. But I’m worried. Less about the… Read More »

lemon drizzle loaf 2014

Top 10 blog posts of 2014

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks, To start, Veggie On December 31, 2014 0 Comments

What a year! What a glorious year. My third baby born, my first book also ‘born’ (ahem), I’ve become one of the Huffington Post’s recipe writers, am proud… Read More »

2 minute marinade chicken

2 minute marinade chicken thighs

In BBQ, Chicken, Other On December 30, 2014 2 Comments

Has the trifle all gone yet? Twiglets? Cheese shape thingies? What about the ham? Or the Quality Street? Phew. Thank goodness for that. If you need something a… Read More »

hazelnut and cranberry stuffed turkey

Christmas day cooking: a user’s guide

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, How to, Other, Pastry, Puddings, Sides, Tarts and Pies, Turkey On December 18, 2014 2 Comments

For those of you who laugh in the face of Christmas day, shouting ‘it’s just a big roast, what’s all the fuss about?’ then go away and be… Read More »

amaretto marzipan mince pies

Drunken Amaretto mini mince pies

In Christmas, Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On December 17, 2014 4 Comments

Look away now if you don’t like marzipan. Please, just go somewhere else. I have plenty of other recipes on this site to peruse. Now marzipan is polarising,… Read More »

cheese tear and share loaf

Cheese concertina loaf

In Other On December 16, 2014 1 Comment

If you’re looking for something wholesome and share-able for Boxing Day then I think I have it. This is easy to prep, rises and does it’s bready thing… Read More »

hot chocolate heart spoons

Hot chocolate on a stick

In Other, Snacks On December 15, 2014 8 Comments

I have an issue with hot chocolate; it’s not chocolately enough. Everytime I drink a cup, I get this overwhelming urge to complain to someone. I feel cheated…. Read More »