Hubbys Burger Relish

Although I am the main cook in our household, for years it was actually Hubby. He has always had a really good understanding of flavours; I think he would have made an amazing chef if he had gone into that industry. Each week Sunday is his allocated day for cooking. This week we had hotdogs and homemade wedges. To add…

Salted Caramel Fudge

Each weekend I can’t resist doing a little baking. Sometimes I will even bake mid-week. Depending on our plans will depend on what I make, if we are in the house all weekend I will bake something that takes a little longer to complete such as macarons or iced biscuits. On weekends that we are out or generally busy I…

Squires Kitchen Poppy Demonstration

Earlier in the year I completed a one day sugarpaste course at Squires Kitchen International School. Squires is a kitchen shop in Farnham, Surrey and they have a cookery school located behind the shop. This is a well renowned school, which was started by a lady called Beverly Dutton in her kitchen! It is amazing what you can achieve if…

Fireworks Biscuits

I like to mark the traditional occasions in the best way I know how… With baking! For those who are not familiar with it November 5th in Britain is Bonfire Night.  Or otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Night.  Guy Fawkes was a man who specialised in explosives and was part of a gang in the early 1600’s who plotted to blow…

Sausage Tagliatelle

Recently I have been trying to ‘spice up’ our meals.  I hate buying jars and ready meals, not because of the sugar and salt content (although obviously that doesn’t help) but because they have made me a rubbish and lazy cook over the years.  Making a simple tomato sauce isn’t hard but I never knew where to start.  Well, with…