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#Blogmas18 day 3: favourite Christmas recipes

I have been looking back over some of the recipes I have put on my blog this year and noticed that some that I used for picnics are actually perfect for Christmas party finger food as well. This Christmas I intend to make my mocha tarts, cheese frittata bites and pizza tartlets so that I […]

Quick and easy (and tasty!) chocolate mousse

I have always been put off using raw egg in recipes after growing up during the salmonella crisis of the 1980s. However, I have overcome it (starting with my delicious tiramisu) and wanted to have a go at making a mousse. With World Chocolate Day coming up on the 7th July, I decided to try […]

April A to Z round up!

Goodness me! April is over already! I have successfully made 30 different recipes (links below) and am feeling a teensy bit proud of myself for completing this mission. There have been many first bakes that I have never tried before and most of the recipes were very successful but I did have the odd disaster […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats! A is for…apple crumble

My family love crumble and luckily the gluten free version is almost identical to the ‘normal’ one. The topping is a little drier as gluten free flour absorbs more liquid, but I find that cream or ice cream as an accompaniment is a great way to add moisture. I cheat by using tinned fruit pie […]

February food challenge week 1

For those of you who didn’t see my post last week, I have decided to try to break the fussy eater tendency that has erupted in my 3 children. I am aiming to make a different meal each day this month to give them a variety of flavours and textures to re-tune their fickle taste […]