Recipe: Scotty Brand Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Recipe: Scotty Brand Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Warming vegetable and lentil soup mix from Scotty Brand After slaving away over a hot stove this Christmas probably the last thing you really want to do is prep more veg!  Our chums at Scotty Brand have it sorted – pre-prepared veggies and lentils included in their ready to makeRead More…

Recipe: Sekanjabin – refreshing soft drink

Recipe: Sekanjabin – refreshing soft drink

Refreshing Sekanjabin drink recipe Sekanjabin is sweetened vinegar. It might sound odd, but in makes a great cooling drink that is perfect in the summer sunshine. Originating in Persia, it is one of the oldest soft drinks in the world. Needless to say, something that has been around that longRead More…

Recipe: Matcha Green Tea No Churn Ice Cream

Recipe: Matcha Green Tea No Churn Ice Cream

No churn ice cream is the easiest thing to make You don’t need an expensive ice cream maker to enjoy homemade ice cream, and let’s face it homemade ice cream is a million times tastier than any tub you’ll buy at the supermarket. With this recipe, you don’t need toRead More…

Recipe: British Breakfast Maki Roll

Recipe: British Breakfast Maki Roll

British Food Inspired Sushi We love our sushi and when we saw that Yutaka had developed some British/Japanese sushi we had to have a look. They have created six British sushi recipes including Deep-fried Haggis Onigiri. The others are: British Breakfast Maki Roll Fish & Chip Nigiri Roast Beef &Read More…

Recipe: Home Made Ginger Tea

Recipe: Home Made Ginger Tea

The Best Home Made Ginger Tea It’s the depths of winter and feeling grim, sniffly noses and needing a boost?  Try making some home-made ginger tea.  Don’t buy pre-packed tasteless stuff, try this easy recipe for some zing. This recipe takes ten mins to make and will serve two people,Read More…

World Marmalade Awards Open

World Marmalade Awards Open

    Do you love to make marmalade? Is yours the best around? Show you #LoveMarmalade and apply to the World Marmalade Awards to be held on  Sat 19th & Sun 20th March 2016. Started in 2005, the awards seek to publicise marmalade, encourage marmalade makng and of course recogniseRead More…

Recipe: Lemon Pound Cake with Plums

Recipe: Lemon Pound Cake with Plums

Comforting home-made cake Being completely useless I forgot about a punnet worth of plums which we had in our fruit bowl – hidden under decorations at Halloween, they weren’t looking their best skin-wise but good enough to still cook with and as it’s the weekend this called for CAKE! Print YumRead More…

Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries

Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries

This is a simple baked cheesecake recipe topped with sliced strawberries and strawberry sauce. Use the left over creme fraiche to cover any over cooked points or cracks with your cake. Print Yum Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries Ingredients 125g/4½oz unsalted butter 250g/9oz digestive biscuits 3 eggs and 2Read More…

Recipe: Canelés De Bordeaux – French Rum and Vanilla Cakes

Recipe: Canelés De Bordeaux – French Rum and Vanilla Cakes

We recently received the book “Teatime in Paris” by Jill Colonna and what a great wee book. Its filled with delicious French treats and takes the mysticism out of how to make them. Being a fan of afternoon snacks and rum, this recipe caught my eye. The texture is almostRead More…