Tags: Girls night in

Double Chocolate Cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce and creamy chocolate drizzle

This double chocolate cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce is such a useful recipe to have. We all need to know desserts that are great for many occasions, such as Valentines day or for when families gather for the holidays. This tastes almost like a mousse cake but is creamier. This is food of the heavens,…

Mango and Passion Fruit Daiquiri

This scrumptious homemade Mango and Passion Fruit Daiquiri is so easy to make. It’s a sweet cocktail, made with mango but it’s well balanced with the sharpness of passion fruit and lime. This rum cocktail is shaken over ice so you get the chance to judder your cocktail shaker! I’m a sucker for trying out…

Blackberry and Raspberry Rum Smash

Raspberry cocktails might be considered a girly cocktail. And, yes, it is. But, for you men I’ve added some butch blackberries. It’s sweetened only with the fruit itself and a little maple syrup. Along with a handful of mint it is a healthier version of a rum smash. Strain out the seeds if you want…

Healthy homemade chocolate, fruit and nut trail mix

I’ve started buying little packets of trail mix this year because I promised myself to only nibble on healthier snacks. I’ve been going through indecent amounts, so it’s high time for me to prepare some of my own homemade trail mix. You can play around with healthy ingredients, but keep in the chocolate. Healthy dark…

Watermelon water with ginger and lime

It’s time to rehydrate. I need it. My liver has been through an endurance test through the festivities and my skin has been lightly smoked by our living room fire for weeks now. This watermelon water with ginger and lime is perfectly refreshing. I’m slightly obsessed by it! No small feat for someone who only…

Chocolate and Clementine Popcorn

Making homemade sweet popcorn is super easy and fun. Holding the lid down as the hard little kernels loudly pop and bash against the sides of the saucepan never gets old. There is an endless amount of spices you could add, but I’ve gone for something a little different. My Chocolate and Clementine Popcorn are…

Summer berry Eton Mess with passion fruit cream

My daughter is an Eton Mess fan and they are, I quite admit, perfect as they are. But, if you do want to mix it up a little, using summer berries bursting with juice and layering the ‘mess’ with a smooth passion fruit cream is a jolly good way to do it! Berry Eton Mess…

A girls night in round Bexie’s

A girls night in round Bexie’s place was always going to be the coolest and funkiest of nights. She is the most creative person I know and her home reflects that. She also happens to be my little sister (no bias there then!). What she gave us was cocktails, kangaroo curry and a good ol’ catch-up. That, and a new appetite for funky home accessories!

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…