Category Archive: recipes

Nov 29

Hey – it’s nearly Christmas – yum !

A twist on the traditional mince pies – meringue Topped Mince Pies  WOW! Preparation Time  40 minutes Baking Time 20 minutes Portions - 12     Ingredients 250 grams plain white flour 100 grams butter (cold and cubed) 25 grams lard 3 tbsp golden caster sugar 400 grams mincemeat Ice sugar (to dust) Topping 2 free range …

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Feb 20

Pancake day (for the cheats) Tuesday February 21st

           Long are the days where I would waste precious hours on Pancake Day slaving in the kitchen to prepare two dozen pancakes that would be eaten in…2 minutes. Rather frustrating isn’t it? So this year, for the first time, I will use ready-made ones. Not even the ones that come …

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Dec 03

Great Christmas recipes from Kirstie Allsopp

Three gorgeous Christmas recipes : Spiced Plum Pud These sponge puddings are the epitome of comfort food – serve with lashings of hot custard or pour over some evaporated milk for extra indulgence.  They’ re so easy and also only take 25 minutes to steam rather than a few hours with this quick oven method…. …

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Nov 24

Mums are the backbone of the family unit.

Did you know that on average a mum spends the equivalent of 1,135 days or five and a half years doing chores from housework to homework and they spend up to 2,180 hours and 52 minutes or more than 90 days in the kitchen!!!

Sep 19

Easy chinese salad recipe that the kids enjoy too.

I made this over the weekend and it went down a treat! To save even more time on weeknights, make the dressing in the morning, throw all of the salad ingredients into a salad bowl, and then keep everything in the fridge. Then when you come home, add the peanuts and the dressing, and dinner …

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