Recipe – Crème Brûlée Tarts

One of my absolutely favourite things are set custards: in trifles, creme caramels and especially egg custard tarts. Crème Brûlée is in my top three puds and if I see it on a menu it’s tempting to ask for that as a starter! Looking around the shops I’ve wondered what I could do with pre-made…

Recipe – Chicken Liver Pate with Brandy and Orange

Pate. It’s a bit like Marmite, you either love it or hate it. Our house is split down the middle as I love it but Samantha really doesn’t… but that doesn’t stop us having some for Christmas for the rest of the family. This year, I thought I’d have a go at an indulgent homemade…

Halloween Sweet Treat Recipes

Halloween is great fun, a perfect excuse for dressing silly and eating some weird and wonderful food. I remember before Jack came along we played donut bobbing, hanging up a dozen Krispy Kremes down the hall and getting people to try and eat them. It wasn’t easy! I’ve put together three simple recipes for Halloween…

Recipe – Halloween Rice Krispy Pumpkins

These are great fun, kids loves rice krispy cakes and this version for Halloween is easy but a bit different with the extra decoration needed. For 12-15 you will need: 150g mini marshmallows  50g unsalted butter or margarine 120g Rice Krispies Orange food colouring Black food colour gel pen Orange Matchmakers In a large microwaveable…