Lemon and Blueberry Cupcakes

Mother's Day Lemon and Blueberry Cupcakes by Katie Bryson for Channel 4 Fairy Giving You More

Mother’s Day is nearly upon us. The day when us hard working mums of little people might be treated to a little lie-in and a spot of breakfast in bed. There should also be cake… lots of lovely cake. We’ve earned it ladies. These classy little numbers marry blueberry flecked sponges with swirls of zesty lemon buttercream. The […]

Valentine Chocolate Spoons

Easy edible valentine gift chocolate spoons on feedingboys.co.uk

If you need a quick and easy idea for making fun edible gifts for Valentine’s Day this weekend, I’ve got a super simple and extremely sweet project for you. You can make chocolate spoons for a loved one, use them as party favours or why not just have a go with the kids for something fun […]

Top 10 Edible Gifts for Christmas

Cookie mix in a jar by Katie Bryson for the Good Food Channel Website

The majority of mums are fed up with buying so much stuff at Christmas and yearn for a more homespun approach to the festive period, according to a survey by baby food company Organix. 76% of mums questioned said they wanted Christmas to be more about homemade gifts and food, with 86% saying they’d prefer […]

Valentine edible gift ideas

Valentine recipes by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

Forced romance is not my cup of tea, but Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to herd the kids into the kitchen for a bit of themed cooking! I’ve developed a few recipes with this in mind for Parentdish.co.uk and thought they might inspire you. These are mega mega easy but oh-so-pretty. All you need […]

Edible Christmas gifts

Cookie mix in a jar by Katie Bryson for the Good Food Channel Website

I cooked, baked and styled for a massive 21 recipe festive photoshoot for the Good Food Channel website last week. It was a HUGE job that involved a lot of list making, shopping, recipe developing, and intense baking sessions. Anna, Sharron and I had a huge amount of fun on shoot days though, so all […]

Bramble jelly

Bramble jelly on feedingboys.co.uk

Our good friends have just moved to a new place with a truly magical garden, filled with apple trees and blackberry bushes. The children had a smashing Enid Blytonesque time running around the garden, climbing trees, duelling with sticks and picking the fruit that went into this beautiful clear jam. Bramble jelly is one of my […]

Christmas reindeer marshmallow pops

Christmas reindeer marshmallow pops

If you make one fun thing this Christmas, please let it be these reindeer marshmallow pops! They might look like they’d be hard to make, but they’re SO not! I once had a go at making cake pops, and I stress the word once there. Never. Again. So instead i’ve used marshmallows for the reindeers. […]

Home made gift: Spiced Apple and Quince Jelly

Spiced Apple and Quince Jelly

Sponsored Post To keep spiralling Christmas costs down I decided to make home made gifts for the boys’ teachers this year. A couple of prettily packaged jars of preserves are usually warmly received – especially if they go well with the cheese and cold meats that we scoff our way through over the holidays. I […]

Ideas for home made edible Christmas gifts

Hot chocolate spoons

Anyone feeling Christmassy yet?! I have to confess I’m already cranking up Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas while I’m cooking the kids’ tea… I’m delighted therefore to have been chosen to be a Sainsbury’s Christmas Ambassador this year, so i’m on a mission to spread some festive cheer to you all. Get the […]

Turkey and bacon subs with chunky sweetcorn relish

Turkey and bacon sub with sweetcorn relish

This is a sponsored post It’s time for another recipe for the Lean on Turkey campaign, and the latest challenge was to create a family friendly summer meal to feed 4 for a budget of £10. Having had the American wing of our family to stay, I used the stateside combo of turkey and bacon as […]