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#Blogtober18 day 16 perfect recipes for #NationalBakingWeek

What is the perfect recipe? One that works first time? One that you can adapt to suit your available ingredients or food allergies? One that your kids will eat time and time again? One that uses up leftovers and prevents waste? Last week, as you may have seen on my #Project365 post, I made lemon […]

Matthew’s homework star biscuits

As promised in My Sunday Photo post this week, here is Matt’s biscuit recipe. I am so impressed by them: they are crisp and crunchy with a subtle flavour from the almonds. Ingredients 4oz SR flour 3oz butter or margarine 3oz caster sugar 3oz ground almonds splash of water extra flour for rolling out Method […]

#MySundayPhoto cooking with kids

Usually I dread cooking with the kids (I make enough mess on my own!!!) but Matthew was adamant that he wanted to make star biscuits for his homework so here he is baking! They were actually some of the best biscuits I’ve tried as they were really crisp. I will post the recipe on my […]

#Project365 week 35

It has been a busy week, starting with the bank holiday and a trip to Kent for my mother in law’s birthday. Then home to have a final rest before the panic coming up with the return to school. Day 238: smartly dressed for a party but still having fun and being cheeky 🙂 Day […]

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 […]