Recipes

Leftover turkey and ham pie

Leftover turkey and ham pie

I know, I know.  It is still November and here I am talking about left over turkey.  But here's the thing.  This time next month it will be Christmas Eve and if you are anything like me you will have a turkey defrosting in the car boot (where else can…
Five minute microwave mug cake

Five minute microwave mug cake

What? Yes dear reader.   You heard me.   In just five minutes you can be eating warm freshly made cake.   From a mug.   And it couldn't be more simple.   I made a couple yesterday and took one round to my granny for tea.   Let me…
Lemon and Thyme Chicken risotto

Lemon and Thyme Chicken risotto

You can't beat a great food partnership.   Fish and chips.   Tuna and sweetcorn.   Rice and peas.   Spaghetti and Bolognese.  To name but four.   And Oxo are well aware of that and have now come up with something rather clever to add a little mealtime magic…
Easiest ice cream recipe ever

Easiest ice cream recipe ever

That's a bold statement for a Saturday but you will need to trust me on this one.   I really think this recipe takes some beating,  on either ease, or on taste.    I have been scouring the internet for a simple vanilla ice cream recipe for months.  Using searches…
My Higgidy Special Guest Pie

My Higgidy Special Guest Pie

Oh yes.   It was a fabulous day at Barrow Towers when the goodie bag below arrived.  You see I love a bag.   I have several hundred logo'ed shopping bags and have to be restrained when I am out shopping somewhere that sells one I might not have.  …
Salted Caramel Baileys chocolate fudge Recipe

Salted Caramel Baileys chocolate fudge Recipe

So there was a thing on Twitter, as there often is.   A thing involving Henley Literary Festival earlier this week.   A thing with Emma Freud who was interviewing Dawn O'Porter off the telly.   And a thing about Emma having a thing about bring cakes to events.  Last year…