Category: General

Christmas Hamper Ideas

Christmas Hamper Ideas

In the most obvious statement I’m ever most likely to make, here it is, brace yourselves folks; Christmas can be overwhelming. Now that you have had time for that ground-breaking news to settle within you let me continue. I had…

Ham Hock Croquetas

Ham Hock Croquetas

A quintessential element of the tapas party, the jamon croquette is a delicately textured but powerfully flavoured nugget of pure delight and surprisingly very accessible and easy to recreate at home. Traditionally using Spanish ham of course though feel free…

Nutty Granola

Nutty Granola

Breakfast can be a difficult time. The pressure of it being the “most important meal of the day” reverberating in your mind, determining your place on the table of good food choices with everything from devil on the shoulder pastries…

Bacon & Mushroom Quiche

Bacon & Mushroom Quiche

The quiches are a delicious savoury tart with incredible versatility that holds up with almost anything your fridge or larder has to offer, like brioche buns. Think of it along the lines of a frittata with pastry and you’ll begin…

Orange & Sour Cream Cake

Orange & Sour Cream Cake

A loaf cake is a simple yet delicious teatime treat, perfect with a coffee for a little pick-me-up. It’s also a pretty accessible foray into the world of baking; the ingredients are simple store cupboard and fridge items and it…

Tips For Home Cooking and Kitchen Organisation

Tips For Home Cooking and Kitchen Organisation

In these unusual times many of us are being reacquainted with our kitchen, and indeed there are probably many that are experiencing cooking regularly for themselves or others for the first time. With all this extra time and planning required…

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

It’s the stabilising base and foundations of your wedding cake. It’s the essence of your child’s birthday party. It’s at the core of so many celebrations. And yet it doesn’t require any timers or oven, no skewers or toothpicks for…

Homemade Apple Bourbon

Homemade Apple Bourbon

Flavoured spirits seem to be very much the trend du jour as the drinks market attempts to capitalise on the popularity yet heavily congested and competitive industry. Whiskey and gin have seen a huge resurgence in recent times and as…

Sausage and Leek Ragu

Sausage and Leek Ragu

There’s something about this time of year. The burgeoning darkness of winter creeping into the evenings making them ever shorter encourages us to yearn for both simplicity and comfort. Midweek suppers become the bane of our lives, especially when trying…

Ultimate Burger Recipe

Ultimate Burger Recipe

So what constitutes the perfect or ultimate burger? For something so fundamentally simple there are a wide variety of opinions and arguments regarding the morally acceptable use of condiments and toppings. I will leave those arguments for you to continue…

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