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Thursday, 11 April 2013

Peachy Keens And My youngest Boy Turns 10...


Last night we let my son pick somewhere special to go for dinner as one of his treats for his 10th birthday which is today ( Happy Bithday Son x) . He pick Peachy Keens in Nottingham an all you can eat multi-cuisine buffet ( with all you can eat treat too :))  It just happens to be one of his mum and dads favourite places to go on a rare date night, so he had not yet got around to trying but knew they had a great selection of  yummy food and cakes!!
e buffet




Outfit~
Cardigan ~ Primark
Dress ~ KooKia via Charity shop
Shoes ~ Tesco



This is a rare family outing and picture of all my children together now the older two are growing up!!


Everyone is still full from last night and no ones has had breakfast yet!!

As its his birthday today we are having a party later so lots more yummy food today too...

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Monday, 16 January 2012

Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich...



Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 12 slices white or brown bread 
  • 400g Loch Fyne smoked salmon
  • ½ little gem lettuce
  • 2 plum tomatoes finely sliced
  • 4 slices cured ham, Parma or Prosciutto
You will need
  • Bamboo skewers


Free Range Egg Mayonnaise

  • 4 soft boiled free range eggs
  • 80g mayonnaise
  • Sea salt and freshly milled pepper


Caper Mayonnaise

  • 30g fine capers
  • 120g mayonnaise
  • ½ lemon for juice
  • Sea salt and freshly milled pepper


Method


  • For the egg mayonnaise, boil the eggs for about 4 minutes, cool in iced water, peel and chop mix in the mayonnaise and season, reserve.
  • For the caper mayonnaise, chop the capers, add the mayonnaise, lemon juice and seasoning

To make

  • Toast the bread
  • Take your 4 base pieces of toast and top with slices of Loch Fyne Bradan Orach smoked salmon, spread on egg mayonnaise and a layer of little gem lettuce, lightly season,
  • Add another layer of toast and press down gently, place on the cured ham followed by the caper mayonnaise and top with the tomato, season lightly.
  • Finally top with the 3rd layer of toast, press down lightly.
  • Cut into quarters and place a bamboo skewer through your sandwich quarters to keep them together.


To Serve

  • Place on warmed plates with extra caper mayonnaise
  • Serve with chunky chips
  • Yummy with chunky home cooked chips or wedges


Recipe and photo credit by- Loch Fyne Osyters

Saturday, 31 December 2011

Fruity Cocktail Trifles....


Me and my husband love trifles and I would say 

These are the best I've made so far!!

So yummy...


Makes 4


Ingredients

  • 1 pack strawberry Jelly ( that make 1 pint of jelly)
  • 8 Trifle sponge fingers
  • 4 Clementine juiced
  • 411g Tin of Fruit Cocktail
  • 1 Pint of home made custard (made up)
  • 4 Clementines pealed and separated
  • 250 ml Double cream
  • 4 Chocolates chunks




Method

  • Make up jelly by putting broken jelly pieces into a jug and adding half a pint of boiling water, stir until all jelly has melted.
  • Squeeze 4 clementines, sieve the juice and stir into the jelly, make up to 1 pint of liquid with water leave for a while to cool.
  • Place the fruit cocktail into a sieve and drain all juice from the fruit (if not the jelly will not set properly) pick out 4 cherries and set aside for the top.
  • Break a trifle sponge for each into 4 and place at the bottom of the tall glass, divide the fruit cocktail into all 4 glasses then repeat with the 2nd trifle sponge.
  • Now the jelly should have cooled tip over the fruit and sponges evenly into 4 glasses.
  • Place in a refrigerator until completely set.
  • Make up 1 pint of custard according to custard packet and set aside to cool and set.
  • Once everything is completely set add the custard to the 4 glasses.
  • Peel the clementines removing any pips and place one on top of each trifle around the outside of the custard.





  • Place the cream in a bowl and whisk until thick and creamy.
  • Spoon onto the clementines.
  • Grate the chocolates with a fine nutmeg grater and sprinkle onto each placing the saved cherries in the middle.




  • Yummmmmmmyyyyy!!!!!!!!!



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