Midweek Roast Chicken Dinner, Cider & Onion Soup with Cheese Croutons and PIE!

Family Chicken Roast

Midweek Roast Chicken Dinner, Cider & Onion Soup with Cheese Croutons and PIE! I can’t believe that we are into the second week of September now, and although autumn is nipping at my heels, the days remain warm and sunny, but, I did see the first leaf fall off the walnut tree in my garden yesterday… 

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Recipe: Overnight Oats with Honey & Raspberries and a Mornflake Goody Bag Giveaway

Overnight Oats with Honey and Raspberries

Recipe: Overnight Oats with Honey & Raspberries and a Mornflake Goody Bag Giveaway I am an avid lover of all things oaty and love my breakfast bowl of porridge, especially when it is cold……my favourite recipe is my mum’s recipe for “Teacup Apricot and Honey Porridge” which is easy to make and is a great start… 

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The humble pancake: more versatile than you may think! Spinach and Turkey Crepes

Pancake Gateau

  The humble pancake: more versatile than you may think! Spinach and Turkey Crepes If you’re someone who thinks that pancakes are just for Shrove Tuesday or for breakfast; or if you stick with the same old lemon and sugar combination every time, then it might be time to get out of your pancake rut…. 

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Brioche, Pancakes and Marmalade March! Chocolate Marmalade Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding

Chocolate Marmalade Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding

Brioche, Pancakes and Marmalade March! Chocolate Marmalade Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding Today is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake day; it’s the last day before Lent and a chance to use up all those ingredients such as eggs, milk, sugar and jam that are traditionally not eaten during the Lenten period. Nowadays, we aren’t as… 

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Something Different for Pancake Day! Bacon and Banana Pancake Strips with Smoked Chilli Honey (Recipe)

Something Different for Pancake Day! Bacon and Banana Pancake Strips with Smoked Chilli Honey (Recipe)

Something Different for Pancake Day! Bacon and Banana Pancake Strips with Smoked Chilli Honey (Recipe) My mum is a dab hand at making pancakes and we don’t have to wait until pancake day (Shrove Tuesday) to enjoy them, as she often makes them for breakfast throughout the year……thin, lacy ones as well as fat Scotch… 

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Hanging out with Galton Blackiston & Great British Chefs: Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Recipe

Hanging out with Galton Blackiston & Great British Chefs: Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Recipe

Hanging out with Galton Blackiston & Great British Chefs: Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Recipe Last week found me hanging out with Galton Blackiston, and some of my co-writers from Great British Chefs – several of us were invited to cook along with Galton for a special Google Hangout session, and the recipe we were making was… 

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Warm Breakfast Duvet Day aka World Porridge Day!

Spiced Fruit and Nut Winter Porridge

Warm Breakfast Duvet Day aka World Porridge Day! As warm as a duvet and as snugly as a feather bed, today is a day to celebrate my favourite breakfast, Porridge, as it’s World Porridge Day! Organised by The Golden Spurtle, today is day to embrace oats and all that goes with them! The small Scottish Highland… 

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The Secret Recipe Club: Raspberry & Maple Granola Yoghurt Pots

The Secret Recipe Club: Raspberry & Maple Granola Yoghurt Pots

The Secret Recipe Club: Raspberry & Maple Granola Yoghurt Pots For those eagle eyed readers amongst you who follow my monthly Secret Recipe Club posts, you may be thinking that my reveal day recipe is a little earlier than usual…….that’s because I have changed groups and I am now in Group C! I was in… 

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Breakfast with Churchill, Toast and Jam and Porridge with Maple Syrup & Pecans

Breakfast with Churchill, Toast and Jam and Breakfast Porridge with Maple Syrup & Pecans

Breakfast with Churchill, Toast and Jam and Porridge with Maple Syrup & Pecans I love Sunday morning breakfasts, the feeling of a languorous “end of a weekend”, with yet another feeling of Sunday School and a church “day of rest” tradition; although in reality Sundays can be just as busy as any other day of… 

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Vintage Ice Cream Parlours, Ice Cream Vans and Shatin Heights Hotel Ice Cream Soda! (5:2 Recipe)

Vintage Ice Cream Parlours, Ice Cream Vans and Shatin Heights Hotel Ice Cream Soda! (5:2 Recipe)

Vintage Ice Cream Parlours, Ice Cream Vans and Shatin Heights Hotel Ice Cream Soda! (5:2 Recipe) I remember a naughty little girl, who in the 60’s wandered down a steep hill from where she lived, crossed a busy road, and presented herself at The Shatin Heights Hotel whereupon she was served an Ice Cream Soda… 

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