• food,  recipes

    Toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road

    Happy Friday! A little while ago I was inspired to make this yummy toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road. It’s ideal for when you just need something sweet. Here is the recipe (by John Whaite) if you want to give it a go this weekend! Ingredients:(Makes 12–16) 250g dark chocolate (60–70% cocoa solids), broken into chunks 100g milk chocolate, broken into chunks 125g salted butter 1tbsp golden syrup 50g mini marshmallows 100g caramel/toffee wafers (stroopwafel), roughly chopped 100g hazelnuts, roughly chopped 100g salted pretzels, roughly crushed 100g dried apple, roughly chopped Method: Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper. Put both the chocolates, butter and the golden…

  • food,  recipes,  sweet treats

    Chocolate and Greek Yoghurt Cake

    This chocolatey treat is really moist and satisfying. It’s healthier as well- so ticks all the boxes. The ingredients for this cake were originally supplied by Bakedin, but this recipe works equally as well. Once baked, you can decorate in any you like- it was Easter, so I decorated with chocolate swirls and mini Easter eggs.

  • food,  recipes,  sweet treats

    Delicious Cinnamon Buns

    Even though I’ve been into baking for a few years now, I’ve never tried baking cinnamon buns before. Which is a surprise because I love them! Receiving the Cinnamon Buns kit from Bakedin gave me the opportunity to try my hand at making some. My favourite part was when the house filled with the aroma of the cinnamon buns baking- bliss! P.S. Everyone who sampled one of these buns enjoyed them. Ingredients • 1 medium egg • 115g unsalted butter (50g + 50g + 15g) • 180ml milk (165ml + 1 tbsp) • 1 tsp salt • 250g/9oz plain or wholemeal plain flour, plus extra for dusting • 1½ tsp fast-action yeast •…

  • Different Cultures,  food,  recipes

    Easy Chicken Curry

    I’m completely caffeinated on coffee as I write this. Knew having two cups wasn’t the best idea haha! The takeaways near me aren’t up to much, so I thought I’d try to create my own Indian feast at the weekends. This chicken curry is yummy and easy to make- a pretty good substitute for a takeaway I think. Ingredients Method Recipe courtesy of BBC Good Food

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    Comforting Chicken Stroganoff

    I was in the mood for something tasty and warming a few weeks ago and this flavoursome chicken stroganoff I made was just the ticket. It is is a comfort-food classic- ideal for a cold winter night, or just when you want to feel cosy. INGREDIENTS  INSTRUCTIONS  Do you know what to serve this with? I went for rice but apparently mashed potato is a popular side!