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Category: Recipes

Blogtober17 – Day 9 – Ice Cream

Todays topic in blogtober17 is all about ice cream, now this a subject I can talk about, as although I do not eat it often I do love it.   When I first started writing my blog 2 years ago, I shared a recipe for quick and easy ice cream, that is very easy to […]

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Haywards Pickles Event

On Monday evening, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend an event for Haywards Pickles.  As this was the first blogging event I had managed to get too, I was nervous and excited and had no idea what I was going to find.  We all know what pickles are, but if like me […]

Elevenses In The Office

Elevenses In The Office

We all like our elevenses, a nice little pick me up mid morning while we carry on working. I was very happy to be invited to take part and be featured in a new ebook Elevenses in the office, it is a selection of 20 recipes covering treats, snacks, smoothies and shakes, for our mid morning fix. […]

Banana Bread

While my daughter was on holiday, she had a banana bread which was unlike the banana bread that I usually make.  With her being on a Disney Cruise, I searched american banana bread and came across this recipe. 5 x Ripe Bananas 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 […]

Homemade Chocolate Digestives

On Sunday, I decided to have a baking day, so after I had baked a fresh loaf of bread for our lunch, I decided to make chocolate digestives following a recipe I saw on another blog last week, Mrs Bishops Bakes & Banter The recipe is for Caramac digestives, but I could not find any […]

Easy Flapjacks

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, why not spend a bit of time in the kitchen to make something yummy to have with that cuppa, and to keep the kids entertained for a little while. These are so quick and easy to make. 250g Porridge Oats 125g Butter 125g Brown Sugar 2-3 tbsps Golden Syrup Pre […]

Quick and Easy Cheese Scones

I was sitting here this morning, having a coffee break, and was wondering what to have for lunch, as am so bored of the usual things, and decided to make some cheese scones. Anybody close to me knows I can not make scones, they usually come out as flat as I put them in the […]

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe

You know that feeling where you need chocolate or something yummy to eat and you have nothing in. I have been like that all morning and craved some chocolate, but haven’t got any in, when I stumbled across this easy chocolate brownie recipe. 400g caster sugar 225g butter, melted 60g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

Quick Smoothie

We all have those times, when we get asked ‘Can I have a Smoothie?’ and you haven’t been shopping Here is a quick and easy smoothie, that you can make, for those times when asked. Milk Fruit (banana, strawberries etc) Honey (to taste) Choose your glass, and pour half a glass of milk into it, […]

Easy Homemade Ice Cream

There is nothing nicer on a hot day than a scoop or two of ice cream, and even nicer when it is homemade. We do not own an ice cream maker but it doesn’t stop us from making our own. All you need is 1 can of condensed milk 1 tub of double cream flavouring […]

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