Considering my stance on convenience food, some people may think my use of ready made pastry is lazy, or cheating but most celebrity chefs use it and you can make things like these Festive Swirls in just minutes. Make these for a lovely seasonal treat – they make a change from mince pies!
I love making festive treats that are a great alternative to mince pies or Christmas cake. These Christmas Mincemeat Cupcakes are just the thing and something the whole family will enjoy – and the children will love to bake too!
I have been looking for a blender for a long time now as low fat smoothies would complement my Weight Watchers plan really well. When we were given the chance to review the Breville Blend Active Family Pack I thought it looked like just the thing I had been looking for but would make it
I have no idea where the tradition of Yule Logs has come from, and I’ve never made one before but I fancied giving it a go and it was pretty good – even if I do say so myself. So I thought I would share this roll cake recipe with you in case you’d like
Bernard Matthews recently sent us a Golden Norfolk Whole Turkey to see if we could rise to the challenge of creating a tasty meal with our turkey leftovers. I am always up for a challenge, especially a food related one, and as soon as the turkey had defrosted we enjoyed a lovely practice run of
For me, 2014 has been about trying new things and although I thought I hated it, I added make Christmas cake to my bucket list for the year. It turns out, I actually quite like Christmas cake and this recipe that I adapted from one of my recipe books is pretty damn good – and
The children love to bake and asked to make jam sandwich biscuits one afternoon – so who was I to argue? These are so easy to bake and taste great too.
We were recently challenged by Eat Natural to come up with a lunch recipe that is easy to grab in the morning and eat when lunchtime comes. Eat Natural already have a single serving cereal, available in Tesco stores priced at 79p, that is designed for people who want a ‘grab-and-go’, natural and nutritious breakfast so the
I was recently sent some Mackays Festive Marmalade to try and instead of eating it all on toast I thought I’d use some of it in cooking too and came up with this Marmalade and Apple Tart. It’s great of its own, with cream or custard.