Tags: Father’s Day

Cobb Salad Pizza

Every now and then, it absolutely has to be a homemade pizza. When I’m craving a delicious pizza it also means I’m craving sociable meal time. Social, because we all sit around the table rolling out our own bases and loading our individual pizzas with a whole range of delicious toppings. But a Cobb Salad…

Sticky Toffee Ice-cream Blocks (on sticks!)

These Sticky Toffee Ice Cream Blocks are an incredible flavour made with soft dates, sticky toffee pudding, toffee fudge sauce and salted almonds AND they are on individual sticks. Eeeeee! They are a favourite of Matthew but it really is a crowd pleasing dessert! These really do taste of Sticky Toffee Pudding but they are…

Toast and Marmalade chocolate slices

I adore quality handmade chocolate bars. Especially unusual flavours such as my Toast and Marmalade Slices. If I added up the hours of my life spent dreaming up exciting gifts made with chocolate, I could probably have grown a cocoa tree plantation to feed my addiction. These Toast and Marmalade chocolate slices do make a wonderful…

James’s EGG omelette

When James comes home I’ve been known to beg for one of his omelettes. Now in Normandy together, I have a hankering for the scrumptious egg dish for ‘brinner’. You know, the meal between brunch and dinner (thank you, it’s all my own work). We head off to the market of Honfleur to get the…

Spiced apple and pear cake with bourbon

Bramley apples, fat pear and sultanas soaked in Bourbon nestle alongside toasted pecans. The cake itself is sweetly spiced and moist and has an irresistible crunchy top which I’ve coated with Bourbon icing and more crunchy toasted pecans. And breath. Needless to say, I love this recipe!

Homemade chocolate bar recipe : it’s a choco-bration!

I can not and will not deny my chocoholic cravings, so I dream up chocolate bar recipes a little bit more than is healthy. This homemade chocolate bar recipe ends up being a bar that makes a lovely handmade chocolate gift when all dressed up in ribbon. That is if you can bare to share…

Spicy Meatballs

I have a husband who is unashamed at sprinkling dried chilli flakes on just about anything. On his breakfast eggs, a cottage pie or even a fish-finger sandwich. He stands by this and states this would not seem strange to most people. Maybe I have become one of a minority who still feels satisfied after a meal even tho’ my tongue isn’t ablaze. These Moroccan meatballs are a compromise (well not really because I absolutely love these) and has lovely Harissa flavours.