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Lidl shopping haul and gluten free bargains

Last week I ventured to our local Lidl. I was AMAZED. I normally visit only to see what the weekly special offers are rather than investigate the groceries so had no idea what a great range they have available. I have to highlight the vegetable lasagne. It is vegetarian and gluten free and it is […]

White chocolate souffle

I had some white chocolate to use up after making my white chocolate and blueberry mousse so I started playing around with ideas for a souffle. I’d never made one before so wasn’t sure what to expect. Most recipes online are for dark chocolate versions so I have no idea if mine is comparable but […]

Mini pizza tarts

I was looking for a savoury option for a picnic and decided to play around with pizza flavours instead of trying mini quiches. They were yum and can be eaten hot or cold 🙂 Ingredients 4oz plain flour 2oz hard marge or butter 1 egg splash of water homemade or shop bought tomato pizza sauce […]

Versatile white chocolate mousse with blueberries

I started out looking for some blueberry recipes as our bush was covered in almost ripe berries. Then sadly a bird or something ate most of them so I had to go out and buy some instead, gggrrrr! This mousse is very versatile but, more importantly, simple! Ingredients 100g blueberries 1 tablespoon white caster sugar […]

Mocha tarts

Last week for Anya’s sports day I needed some picnic food that I could take with me so decided to experiment! I tweaked my chocolate ganache recipe to include coffee and created these mocha tarts. The coffee taste is quite subtle so the kids also enjoyed them. Ingredients 4oz plain flour 2oz hard marge or […]