Posted in March 2012

Food for a Sunny Spring Day

Food for a Sunny Spring Day

We’ve had some lovely warm weather this weekend, so it was time to bring out the Pimms and make lots of yummy bits and pieces for lunch. We made a boiled then glazed ham, a leek & mushroom quiche, potato salad, homemade bread rolls and a couple of mixed salads. And for afters, well, it had to be this … Continue reading

Dragon-Fire Chilli

Dragon-Fire Chilli

Fancy a little something spicy for dinner one night this week? Then have a go at making my Dragon-Fire Chilli from Fairytale Food. It’s delicious with some nachos and guacamole on the side or just with some rice and it is really simple to make. You can even make it in advance and freeze it in batches, … Continue reading

Easter Cookery Goodies

Easter Cookery Goodies

With Easter not long off, and because I can’t resist a bit of shopping, here are some of my favourite Easter themed cookery goodies! I love these cute little chick cupcake cases – adorable! http://www.cakescookiesandcraftsshop.co.uk/acatalog/Hop-N-Tweet-Easter-Cupcake-Cases.html These Easter cake stencils will come in handy http://www.cakescookiesandcraftsshop.co.uk/acatalog/Easter-Cake-and-Cookie-Stencils.html These pretty napkins will be perfect for any Easter celebration. http://www.johnlewis.com/231378602/Product.aspxContinue reading

Alice’s Amaretto Cakes

Alice’s Amaretto Cakes

Fairytale Food is now on sale – hurray! Thanks to everyone who has bought a copy – it means a lot. I thought I’d share one of the recipes from the ‘Wonderland’ chapter – Alice’s Amaretto Cakes. Enjoy x Illustration by Yelena Bryksenkova Alice’s Amaretto Cakes Alice, bless her little stripey tights, is regarded by most of us … Continue reading