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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spiced Christmas Crepe Cake

Spiced Christmas Crepe Cake on

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 […]

Quick and easy summer desserts

Strawberry Oat Bars by Katie Bryson

If you’re hankering after some summer dessert ideas to take to a party or along to a picnic, then i’ve got a couple of easy recipes for you in association with Flora. Let’s kick off with these easy peasy Mini Raspberry Cheesecake Pots, with a divine crunchy hob nob biscuit base topped with home-made fresh […]

Toffee apple pancakes

Toffee Apple Pancakes on Feeding Boys

It’s Shrove Tuesday this week, so I thought it was only right to come up with a tasty pancake filling idea for you to try. I’ve kept it super simple so there’s limited faffing about – cooking pancakes is a labour of love enough without lots of fancy fillings to prepare. I’ve used dark brown […]

Mini gypsy tarts

Mini gypsy tarts by

This is based on a recipe I nabbed from my mum after she baked a big version for us over the Christmas holidays. Mum calls it Gypsy Tart, and from a spot of web research, it turns out it’s a traditional recipe from Kent where back in the mists of time a lady with not […]

Christmas leftover recipes

Christmas Pudding Trifle by Katie Bryson for the Good Food Channel, photo by Sharron Gibson

Mince pies and Christmas pudding are often left lingering in the days between Christmas and New Year, so why not do something creative with them? I’ve come up with a couple of ideas that are perfect for feeding guests popping in over the festive season… Christmas Pudding Trifles Boozy make-ahead dessert that’ll use up those […]

Christmas cake inspiration

Good Food Christmas, Candy Cane Cupcakes, recipe and styling by Katie Bryson, photo by Sharron Gibson

When I say Christmas cakes, I don’t mean the heavily iced and marzipan wrapped stodgy fruit cake, oh no, we’re talking festive flavours in beautiful bakes that’ll impress anyone who happens to be popping over to your place during the festive season. Most of the following recipes are from talented local baker and good friend […]

Easy dinner party ideas

Easy dinner party recipes

Dinner parties can be a bit stressful, especially when you’re a parent and you don’t have much time between putting the kids to bed and welcoming your guests through the door. So i’ve come up with a couple of recipes for your repertoire that’ll give you a bit of extra time to play with. The […]