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10 Fabulous Cakes That will Make You Instantly Hungry!


With Christmas and New Year behind us, it time to face a chilly January. I don’t know about you but I’m not quite ready for that yet! Instead of lamenting about the weather, heading back to work and the lack of sunshine – I thought I’d cheer us all up with some pictures of fabulous […]

Mary Berry’s Amazing Desserts, 5 Recipes To Inspire You!


Another post featuring Mary Berry is well overdue. She is one of the nation’s most favourite TV chefs and was the mainstay of the Great British Bake Off.  Well technically she is currently the mainstay but she’s quit the show and this will be her last season of ‘Bake Off. I’ve mentioned many of her recipes […]

Enjoy Summer’s End With These Creative Blackberry Recipes


I have great memories of being a kid and going out with my family to go fruit picking. We would try and fill the plastic bags that we carried with as many blackberries as possible but the thorny bushes would always make it difficult. Even a half full bag would feel like a triumph! While […]

5 Fab Pokemon Recipes That Prove You Really Can Eat Them All!


Pokemon is ruling the world, again. It’s back in fashion and this time it’s bigger than ever! It’s been reported that in the first week of the apps availability, there were 15 million downloads on Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Yep, it’s popular! So lets not be outdone here, just because we prefer cooking in […]

Halloween Is Coming, Here Are 5 Great Pumpkin Recipes To Try


Can you believe it’s October already? The nights are drawing in, the clocks will be going back an hour and Halloween is almost here. My local market has started filling up with pumpkins and there are plenty of fine recipes that use them. If you think I’m going to share ideas that are mainly soup, think […]

Microwave Meals In Mugs!


It seems to be a bit of a craze recently to mix ingredients in a mug and to microwave it to create all sorts of different snacks both sweet and savoury. One of the beauties of these mug meals is that there is no wastage and it takes hardly any time to prepare and cook. […]

GBBO Episode 6: Cakes, Layers And Recipe Reading


Back in the tent for week 6 and it’s European cake week. I like European food so I decided to Russia over there because I was Hungary.  After Czech’ing the menu I ordered Turkey. When I was Finnished I told the waiter  ‘Spain good but there was Norway I could eat another bite’. The signature […]

A Little French Fancy – Financiers with sultanas


We have a lovely recipe from Chef & tutor Hervé of the Novelli Academy. He runs cookery courses at ManxSki Les Carroz, not far from Geneva and located in the Grand Massif. It’s run by Chris & Vanessa Callow and from what I have seen, it’s a great place to learn to cook. Our popular Residential Cookery Courses are […]

Something for the kids – chocolate cornflake cakes


Is the snow keeping your family in this weekend? Need something to do with the kids? This very simple recipe should keep them occupied for a little while at least. Best thing of all is that it’s ready in no time at all. As chocolate is involved and things could get rather sticky, tie back […]