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Home made Tomato Ketchup recipe

    When summer arrives the best thing to do is take eating outdoors, and fire up the barbecue. Of course you just have to have all manner of marinades and sauces to pack in the flavour and ketchup is probably the priority for burgers and hotdogs. I’ve got my own tomato plant growing nicely but for this batch I visited Birmingham Markets and picked up a… Read More »Home made Tomato Ketchup recipe

    How to make dandelion honey

    How to make dandelion honey

      This is a really simple way to enter in to the world of preserve making and is made from foraged dandelions, offering a vegan version of honey. The finished result is sweet and has a fragrant flavour, useful to use as a honey substitute in baking recipes and in things like salad dressings and marinades or added to toast and porridge. The applications are endless.… Read More »How to make dandelion honey

      Michelin meals at home

      Michelin meals at home

        I like to think of myself as a dab hand in the kitchen but I’m under no illusions that my meals are no where near “gourmet” standard. I’m really missing dining out and celebrating special occasions with beautiful meals. I’m no stranger to meal kits now and have been using the time in lockdown to broaden my horizons and what better way to complete a… Read More »Michelin meals at home

        Indulgent no bake mini egg cheese cake

        Indulgent no bake mini egg cheese cake

          This weekend marked the Spring Equinox and so we decided to start with the Easter bakes. This indulgent mini egg cheesecake is a fun one for little ones to make because it involves lots of bashing with a rolling pin. You will need: For the base Digestive biscuits – 300g Ground almonds – 50g Honey 2tbsp Crushed hazelnuts 50g Mini eggs – a handful Butter… Read More »Indulgent no bake mini egg cheese cake

          Love bug cookies

          Love bug cookies

            These love bug cookies are a twist on our super simple sugar cookie recipe which is the basis for all of our fun themed biscuit bases. You will need: 200g butter 100g sugar 300g flour Vanilla essence Red food colouring Choc chips Chocolate Edible eyes Heart cookie cutter You begin by combining the sugar, flour and butter in a bowl with the red food colouring.… Read More »Love bug cookies

            A trolley load of value

            A trolley load of value

              (This blog post is sponsored by Jack’s Supermarket) Introducing a new budget friendly store Jack’s supermarket is a relatively new kid on the block when it comes to budget supermarkets and I was delighted to be given the opportunity to try out Jack’s for my essential food shop and see just how far I could stretch £30. My local Jack’s is five minutes drive away… Read More »A trolley load of value