Recipes

Croiffles

Croiffles

Yep, that's right.  A blog post with a title that you can't even pronounce.    The picture might give you some clue though.   It's a waffle made from croissant dough.   Hence the croiffle name.   You see, much as a dog is not just for Christmas and cake…
Stroopsmile to avoid the 3pm sugar dip

Stroopsmile to avoid the 3pm sugar dip

The thing about working from home is that I often skip breakfast as I hit the ground running.   And then I miss breakfast as I can't be bothered to cook anything or throw a sandwich together.   You know how it is.  You work in the kitchen but don't…
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…