Recipe – Double Chocolate Marble Cake

We had recently watched marble cakes made on Celebrity Bake-off and Jack wanted to make one with extra chocolate (no surprises there)! This recipe is a version of a Mary Berry recipe from her book ‘Fast Cakes’. You will need: 175g Stork margarine 175g golden caster sugar 175g self-raising flour 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder…

Video – Cauliflower Cheese

Here’s our latest Youtube video, where Jack and I make cauliflower cheese, one of our favourite dishes for Sunday lunch. Please like the video and subscribe to our channel. The full recipe is here.

Video – Manchester Tart

Here’s our latest Youtube video, showing how to make one of our recent recipes, Manchester Tart. Check it out and please like the video and subscribe to our Youtube channel. The recipe is here.

Recipe – Slow Cooked Creamy Chicken Stew

Nothing is more comforting than a delicious chicken stew. It’s the default stew or soup when you’re feeling a bit run down, and at this time (during Covid) we all feel a bit rubbish. Here’s a lovely recipe for a hearty creamy stew the whole family will love. Also, none will go to waste as…

Recipe – Manchester Tart

Manchester Tart? No, I’d never heard of it either! Jack got a Top Trumps Bake-off game and one of the things on it was this. It’s a custard tart loaded with coconut and raspberries, looks amazing and is super scrumptious. You will need: Baking beads A little butter for greasing 1 roll short rust pastry…

Recipe – Easy Mince Pies

Christmas brings us many things. Silly jumpers, drinks with friends, and food. Lots and lots of food. Mince pies are a favourite of mine but however good some of the supermarket ranges are now, nothing beats homemade. These are very simple to do, but give you the flexibility to adjust your filling to your own…

Recipe – Classic Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce

I’ve never made choux pastry before but I’m a huge fan of the kind of things you make with it, especially eclairs and these, proper old school profiteroles. This makes around 16-20 which is good for around 4 people, you can scale up accordingly! You will need: 150ml water 70g plain flour 50g unsalted butter…

Recipe – Niclas’s Greek Pitta Breads

My oldest son Niclas is discovering the delights of making his own food as he’s away at university. He loves travel and exploring different cultures, more than any other country though Greece is a firm favourite. He has developed a recipe for pitta breads which is fantastic, he even did a Greek Night with us…

Recipe – No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

Cheesecake is something I have eaten regularly but never made, which is odd because it’s very easy and versatile. You can add anything to the mix or the topping for a wide variety of results. Jack asked for a strawberry cheesecake so I thought I’d finally have a go! You need at least five hours…