Chocolate Hazelnut Crumble Tarts

Chocolate Hazelnut Crumble Tarts for Father's Day by Katie Bryson for Channel 4

A delectable dessert for dads this Father’s Day, these good looking Chocolate Hazelnut Crumble Tarts are a breeze to make with the kids. Can you see the biscuit base going on here? Totally gets you out of any pastry faffing, and allows the stress-relieving practice of biscuit-bashing to be employed. Cooking is my therapy after all. […]

The Sun’ll Come Out Tomorrow Cupcakes

Sunshine Cupcakes on by Katie Bryson on Feeding Boys

The sun might be out up here in Whitley Bay, but it’s a good 10 degrees below London temperatures during this so-called Spring heatwave. I venture into my sun soaked garden expecting warmth, but am greeted with a not very subtle nip in the air. I was warned that it’d be chilly up here, and […]

Tasty treats for Easter weekend

Easter Nest Cupcakes by Katie Bryson for Channel 4 Fairy Giving You More

I’ve got a trio of treats for Easter weekend including sumptuous chocolate brownies, easy but pretty cupcakes and a foolproof recipe for roast lamb. These are my recipes for Channel 4 Fairy Giving You More for April, so I hope you enjoy making them as much as I did coming up with them. Easter Nest […]

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 […]

Banoffee Pancakes

Banoffee Pancakes by Katie Bryson for Channel 4/Fairy Giving You More

On Pancake Day you need to arm yourself with a good basic pancake recipe, a decent non-stick frying pan and a whole lot of toppings. We eat pancakes pretty regularly in the Feeding Boys house, they’re the undisputed champion of our  weekend breakfasts. The only thing to decide is whether to opt for thick and […]

Valentine Chocolate Spoons

Easy edible valentine gift chocolate spoons on

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 […]

Mulled Wine in the REDMOND multicooker

Mulled Wine in the REDMOND multi cooker on

It doesn’t feel like Christmas until you’ve had your first glass of mulled wine. Those intoxicating wafts of cosy festive spices as you squeeze your way into a bustling Christmas party are the perfect welcome for chilly guests. Or perhaps as a rescue remedy after a visit to the School Christmas Fair which can very quickly turn […]

Spiced Christmas Crepe Cake

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This is a brilliant way to make a fun version of a Christmas cake style dessert using store cupboard ingredients and the very genius Abra-ca-Debora ready-made pancakes. Fans of this blog will already know how much I love some corner cutting! Of course I can and do make my own pancakes, we make them pretty much […]

Candy Cane Rocky Road

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Here’s an easy festive no bake recipe for mintylicious Rocky Road topped with Candy Canes for a touch of Christmas cheer. It’s perfect for making in a rush when you’ve got the school fair looming, end of term edible gifts for teachers to make or just fancy a simple kitchen activity with the kids. This time […]

Pumpkin, Ginger and Orange Traybake

Halloween Pumpkin, Ginger and Orange Traybake by Katie Bryson for

An easy seasonal bake full of warmth and flavour, topped with fluffy citrus cream cheese frosting it’s hard to stop at one slice. You can use the flesh of pumpkin or butternut squash, with the overall texture being very similar to carrot cake. I put this treat together for a local coffee morning my friend was […]