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Archive for May 2013

One Bowl Brownie Bites Recipe

rich chocolate brownie bites

I had a bar of dark chocolate that needed using (I’m not a fan so wouldn’t eat it on its own!) so I decided to make chocolate brownies. These little brownie cake bites are super rich, quite cake-y and go lovely with a cup of coffee. They are so easy to make and only use Read the full article…

Easy Butterfly Fairy Cakes / Buns Recipe

easy butterfly buns with jam and buttercream

This recipe is really easy to make and a lovely one to make with the kids. These cakes are sooo yummy – rest assured they won’t last long. Making and eating these reminded hubby and me of eating these cakes at school fairs when we were little!   Ingredients: For the cakes: Approx 100g (4oz) Read the full article…

Cauliflower and Garlic Mash Recipe

This recipe is a brilliant alternative to mashed potatoes if you want to cut down on carbs, are eating the paleo way (you might want to substitute the butter if so), or just fancy a change. I was blown away by this cauliflower mash and actually preferred it to normal mashed potatoes – I am Read the full article…

Roasted Green Beans Recipes

These oven roasted green beans are a super easy and surprisingly tasty vegetable side dish. They only take a couple of minutes to throw in the oven so they are a perfect week night accompaniment to a meal.   Ingredients: Large handful of green beans Splash of olive oil Salt and black pepper or other Read the full article…

Spaghetti With Courgettes, Garlic And Chilli Topped With Fried Spinach Balls

The last night out hubby and I had on our own together we went to Carluccio’s for dinner and had this dish. It was so unusual and gorgeous I set out to make it at home as we don’t get chance to go out to Carluccio’s much now we have two little ones! I modified Read the full article…

Easy Eton Mess Recipe

How To Make Eton Mess

Eton Mess has to be the most simple dessert to make ever! It  is a classic English dessert, has only 3 ingredients, and takes less than 5 minutes to throw together. Simply served in a nice glass it looks fab too. Next time we have guests round for dinner I will definitely be making this.   Read the full article…

Green Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Green Vegetable Risotto Recipe

This is a variant on my super easy vegetable risotto recipe. It was a lovely spring supper for a sunny day and I couldn’t believe that my toddler gobbled it all up, I will definitely be making this more often just because it got her to eat asparagus and green beans!! Serves 4. Ingredients: Chopped Read the full article…