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The Great Easter ‘Hot Cross Buns Recipe’ Challenge


There’s nothing more traditional for Easter than a Hot Cross Bun, at least in the UK anyway! It’s at it’s best when served warm with more than enough butter. There are plenty of great recipes out there by food bloggers and TV chefs that we could mention. However, when it comes down to it, there’s […]

Fab Cheesecake Recipes, Perfect For Mothers Day


Mothers Day is upon us again, a specially set aside day when we can show our mothers our love and appreciation. One thing you can do for this special day is to create something they will love to eat. For those of you who find cooking a complete meal a bit of a stretch, why not […]

Inspirational Ideas And Recipes For Valentine’s Day


How are you getting on with your Valentine’s Day planning? Flowers sorted out? Bought a present? I can’t help you with those two items on your checklist but if you’re cooking a special romantic meal for two then I can! For inspiration, our archive which is full of great ideas. Not just recipes but also links to food bloggers who may […]

A Great Brazilian Treat For Valentine’s Day – Brigadeiro de Cerveja


For Valentine’s Day, test out your cooking skills by making this lovely Brazilian treat called Brigadeiro de Cerveja (Beer Brigadeiros). If you have the patience and want to impress your loved one on Valentine’s Day itself, this is one recipe you really should have a go at making. It will be worth the effort! The food blogger […]

Serve Your Loved One A Chocolate Martini This Valentine’s Day


To make a really romantic Valentine’s Day home cooked experience, you need to ensure you have all the bases covered. Not just a fancy dessert or a great main course, but drinks as well. How about a chocolate martini? One that has a decorated rim to show off  the chocolate milk, which happens to have […]

Time You Started Practicing For Pancake Day!


February is noted not just of for Valentine’s Day, but also for Pancake Day! Perhaps you could spoil the one you love with pancakes for breakfast? I’m sure they would appreciate it but how good are you at making them? To be honest, I never seem to get them right. My pancakes often come out […]

We Need To Start Talking About Valentine’s Day


Attention ladies and gentlemen – Valentine’s Day is this month! You might be thinking, ‘wow, this is a bit early to be discussing this…’.  However, as much as I love collecting recipes and sharing them with you guys, I want to be sure you’re getting what you need. Seeing as Valentine’s Day will be here very soon, […]

Good Bye 2016, Hello 2017!


The end of 2016 is near and I’m glad that it is coming to an end. This year, many of the those we have admired have passed away. Some expected, many not. Lets hope 2017 starts better than the way 2016 ended. As we greet the new year, I want to share the top posts, the ones […]

What To Do With Christmas Dinner Leftovers


Lets face it, you’ve been opening the fridge looking for something and you’re staring your Christmas dinner leftovers. Everyone enjoyed the meals (if you were the cook, then well done!) and it’s probably no surprise that you’ve put a little bit of weight on. However, each time you open the fridge door, those plates of leftovers are staring […]

Last Minute Inspiration For Your Christmas Day Menu


  Have you planned and shopped for you Christmas Day menu? If you need further inspiration for your big festive feast then check out the archive! It’s full of great recipes and ideas that range from traditional drinks to fabulous roasts. There’s plenty of lovely recipes that are perfect for vegetarians and for those who need to […]