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Nadiya Hussain’s Genius Idea For No Fuss Samosas


  Nadiya Hussain, winner of 2015 The Great British Bake Off, has come up with a genius idea for samosas. Instead of buying or labouring over pastry, she uses tortillas! She fills them with left overs and seals them up by brushing the edges with beaten egg. With traditional samosas, you fry them in oil and […]

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 […]

How To Make Yummy Breakfast Cups


I love these breakfast cups, so simple to make and only about 20 mins in the oven too. I’m betting that kids will love them too, once you’ve got past the fact that vegetables are involved! I would rather serve straight from the oven. However, you could make them before you need them. Create a batch at […]

Small Objects Of Desire – The Cupcakes Of Instagram!


In my continued efforts to make you smile when it’s oh-so-horrible’ outside, I bring you some of the loveliest cupcakes of Instagram! They are gorgeous, cleverly made and very desirable! There’s just so many toppings and flavours. If you’re not feeling hungry after checking them out, then there’s something very wrong! Let me know what […]

Planning A Gluten-Free Christmas Is Easier Than You Would Think


As Christmas is now well and truly on the way, we wanted to show you just how easy planning a gluten-free Christmas can be. We recently showed you how to make a gluten-free Christmas cake and how simple it is. So we thought that we would carry on the Christmas theme with some tips for […]

Stop Stressing Over ‘Bake Off, Get In The Kitchen With Paul Hollywood Instead


There’s still a lot of commotion over The Great British Bake Off, Mel and Sue have left the show and it looks like Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will do the same. While things are still up in the air about the celebrity chefs futures, I thought some videos of Paul baking bread might help a bit […]

Make this Weekend Sausage Party Time!


The latest animated film, Sausage Party, has hit the big screens. But here’s a warning, it’s for adults only! Want to know why? Check out the trailer here but ensure there’s no little people trying to sneak a look – or easily offended bosses looking over your shoulder if you’re reading this at work! As […]

Are These The Best Courgette Recipes Ever?


I adore courgettes, there’s something about the flavour that I really like. One of my favourite things to do with them is to cut them into sticks, much like chips. I then marinate them briefly with olive oil, various herbs (thyme, rosemary etc) and finally some some sea salt and a sprinkle of pepper. After […]

Home Baked Breads | No Substitutes for Delicious


There is nothing in this world better than the aroma of homemade bread coming from the kitchen. No matter if it’s the waffling scent of blueberries from a warm loaf of blueberry vanilla bread or the lusciousness of a lemon loaf, bread is near and dear to the heart. Bread has gotten a bad wrap […]

Give Challah A Holla!


I’ve been baking our breads for many moons. It seems like forever honestly. I do remember though the very first loaf I baked. It wasn’t perfect, but wow it was so good. The first few loaves were intimidating. The more I baked however, the more confident I became. Now it’s second nature and I can’t […]