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Saturday, 21 November 2015

Lemon, Coconut And White Chocolate Truffles...

Lemon, Coconut And White Chocolate Truffles...

Makes: 24 -30 truffles

Preparation and Cooking Time: 20 minutes plus overnight chilling


Saturday, 14 November 2015

Roasted Beetroot Soup With Feta Yogurt Dressing...

A delicious beetroot soup recipe, perfect for entertaining friends.

Serves: 4 
Preparation time: 10 minutes 
Cooking time: 40 minutes​


Friday, 13 November 2015

Avocado On Sourdough Toast With Chilli Scramble Eggs And Bacon...

Avocado On Sourdough Toast With Chilli Scramble Eggs And Bacon...

Serves 2

Preparation And Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Cauliflower Cheese Soup With Homemade Breadsticks...

Cauliflower Cheese Soup With Homemade Breadsticks. A warming winter soup using a classic combination, perfect for Bonfire Night.

Serves: 4
Makes 36 bread sticks.
Preparation and Cooking Time: 30 minutes.


Thursday, 29 October 2015

Teasy Spider Welsh Beef Burgers...

Today I have a guest recipe post to share for Halloween from Eat Welsh Lamb And Welsh Beef Website.

Teasy Spider Welsh Beef Burgers.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Peanut Butter Cupcakes..

Moreish cupcakes topped with creamy chocolate peanut butter frosting that everyone will love. Suitable for a vegan diet.

Peanut Butter Cupcakes.

Guest post by : Meridian Foods


Monday, 31 August 2015

Mixed Fruit Smoothie...

We love smoothies and milkshakes here and the best thing is you can use any fruit you have in at the time...

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Love Hearts And Anniversarys ...

Love is in the air?

"In Love"
"I'm Shy"
"Marry Me"

It is our 19th Wedding Anniversary today, eek!


Thursday, 27 August 2015

Kit Kat And Banana Smoothie..

Fancy a different kind of smoothie?

Kit Kat smoothie...

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Monday, 24 August 2015

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Fruit Smoothie..

Fancy a nice smoothie made with milk, banana, raspberries, blueberries apricots and fromage frais?

Sunday, 9 August 2015

Blueberries,Banana And Granola Breakfast Smoothie...

Blueberries,Banana And Granola Breakfast Smoothie...

Serves 1

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Mars Bar Cornflake Treats...

Makes 12


  • 100g White cooking chocolate
  • 100g Milk cooking chocolate
  • 4 x 58g Mars bars
  • 100g Margarine
  • 1 tbsp Golden syrup
  • 150g Cornflakes
  • 150g Dark cooking chocolate

You will need:

  • 2 x 6 holes silicon flower or any shaped mould oven trays


  • Melt the white cooking chocolate in a bowl either in a microwave or in a heat prof bowl over simmering pre boiled water.
  • In another bowl melt the milk chocolate the same way.
  • Place the melted chocolate evenly between the 12 holes silicon tray, mixing the white chocolate and milk chocolate slightly together.
  • Leave to cool whilst preparing the Mars bar mix.
  • Slice the 4 Mars bars into chunks,  place with the margarine and golden syrup in a heatproof bowl.
  • Melt over a pan of simmering pre boiled water.
  • Stir the mixture, first as it melts it becomes thin, keep stirring it as it will start to become thicker.
  • When everything is melted and mixed in together, remove from the bowl from the pan and mix in the corn flakes straight away.
  • Crush the cornflakes down slightly with a potato masher.
  • Leave to cool slightly so not to melt the chocolate in the moulds.
  • Spoon the mixture evenly into the 12 holes in the trays on top of the chocolate and with the back of a spoon gentle press down.
  • Melt the dark chocolate and cover the 12 treats.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Once cooled place in a fridge for a few hours to set until ready to turn out.
  • When taking them out, turn upside down onto a place a loosen all sides, slowly lift from the middle, if starting to break they may need to cool more.
  • One turned out the bottoms become the tops.

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