I’ve owned a fair amount of diet recipe books over the years, but to be honest they’ve never appealed enough to use them very much. The food styling is usually non existent, and the recipes just don’t have any ooze appeal, you know, those tempting pictures in normal cookery books that make you want to [...]
I’m all about make-ahead desserts this month, it’s not very on-trend with the usual winter health-kick, but I’ve had a bit of entertaining to do and ramekin-friendly recipes have won the day. Quite similar to the berry fools, but even simpler. Only three ingredients required – double cream, sugar and lemon juice. It’s incredibly rich [...]
I’d not seen these desserts before, but lovetubs are a warm, rich, melt-in-your-mouth pudding which can be found in the dessert chiller in selected Sainsbury’s stores. It’s definitely the kind of baltic weather that makes me crave for a lovely hot pud. Available in both Sticky Toffee Pudding and Chocolate Pudding flavours, lovetub can be [...]
Just to let you know the lucky winners of my January competitions are: A selection of unearthed® dips and meat platters Helena Hewett Aldo Zilli’s Fresh & Green Maxine Grant Pippa Ainsworth As ever, thanks to everyone who took the time to enter and congratulations to the winners.
My home-made soup campaign continues, this one is particularly fragrant with leeks and lemon zest filling the kitchen with fresh aromas. I made it for my marvellous in-laws who are staying for a few weeks to help me with the boys while Matthew is away for work. They deserve a medal, but soup will have [...]