Tag: nuts

Praline Easter Cake

Praline Easter Cake

Looking for a show stopping Easter Cake that tastes as good as it looks? You’re in the right place! Scroll down for the recipe! It doesn’t take an expert to realise that Easter is becoming the new Christmas. Not only are supermarket shelves stocked with […]

Christmas Nut Roast

Christmas Nut Roast

Vitamix challenged me to make a main course fit for Christmas Day using my blender and, no, it couldn’t be soup! Scroll down just how easy it is to make nut roast in a Vitamix. Christmas dinner One of the most stressful meals you will ever […]

Maple Glazed Vegetables with Pecan Crunch

Maple Glazed Vegetables with Pecan Crunch

These maple glazed vegetables are a twist on traditional British honey glazed veg. The extra pecan topping adds a real American twist to this simple side dish. Get the recipe below. As we race through autumn, ever closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas, my thoughts turn […]

Festive Baked Camembert

Festive Baked Camembert

Is there anything more comforting on a cold Sunday evening than hunkering down in front of the TV for another episode of Strictly Come Dancing and some cheese and crackers. We often opt for this lazy supper after a busy weekend and in the winter […]

Apple, Pecan and Bourbon Pie

Apple, Pecan and Bourbon Pie

In this post we’re taking the humble apple pie to the next level, spiking the sticky sauce with bourbon, maple syrup, pecan and raisins. Scroll down to get the recipe! The humble apple pie The apple pie has been around for YEARS! With written recipes in […]

Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake – a traditional fruit cake topped with a layer of marzipan and 11 marzipan balls. Find the recipe below. The countdown to Easter It’s not like me to post a recipe at 9 o’clock on a Sunday evening. Normally I’d be wrapped up in […]

Persian Love Bundt

Persian Love Bundt

Based on two variations on Persian Love Cake, this Persian Love Bundt cake is the perfect sweet treat to serve up on Valentines Day.  A tale of two loves Persian Love Cake is all over the internet (Pinterest in particular…) but for such a famous cake […]

Mushroom and Walnut Tart

Mushroom and Walnut Tart

The first time I posted this recipe it was a BIG hit. I had loads of new visitors to the site and some were even kind enough to leave a comment when they stopped by. I think the post owes its success to just one […]

Homemade Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butter

There is something incredibly satisfying about making something from scratch. Especially something like Peanut Butter which is a store cupboard staple for most people in the Western World. Now I have a confession to make…I don’t actually eat Peanut Butter! But it’s one of Jon’s […]

Aubergine and Pesto Bake

Aubergine and Pesto Bake

Aubergine and Pesto Bake first appeared on the blog in 2011. It’s one of those recipes that is ideal for a student – simple, packed full of flavour and cheap to make, this vegetable bake was cooked almost weekly. But three whole years have passed since […]


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