Ingredient of the week 7/9/16

Keep your meals different and new every week. Remember not to be shy of experimenting with new ingredients and flavour combinations! Just to help you… This week’s ingredient of the week is: BUTTERNUT SQUASH My Grandad is fortunate enough to have his own allotment, in which he grows an abundance of vegetables. Earlier on this week when I went to visit him, he gave me … Continue reading Ingredient of the week 7/9/16

Mango and chocolate ‘yum’ pots

Exotic! Fresh! Summery! These delicious ‘yum’ pots are just delicious. Made with a crumbly digestive base, layered beneath a mango pulp filling, a thin layer of chocolate on top and topped of with whipped cream! These no fuss, easy and quick desserts will not fail to impress… Makes 6 ‘yum’ pots Ingredients: 452 g of mango pulp 150 ml of fresh double cream 8 chocolate … Continue reading Mango and chocolate ‘yum’ pots

Ingredient of the week 2/5/16

Keep your meals different and new every week. Remember not to be shy of experimenting with new ingredients and flavour combinations! Just to help you… This week’s ingredient of the week is: ASPARAGUS This delicious seasonal ingredient has a distinctly nutty taste. It is delicious sauteed, with a simple seasoning of sea salt and cracked black pepper. Try this alongside some herby mashed potato and … Continue reading Ingredient of the week 2/5/16

Rose and pistachio cupcakes

These delicious, cupcakes have a wonderful hint of fragrant rosewater… Try garnishing these spring cupcakes with crushed pistachios and candied rose petals: mmmm…. Ingredients: For the cupcakes: 120 g butter, softened 160 g caster sugar 1tsp rosewater 2 eggs, room temperature 200 g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 2tbsp milk 50 g chopped pistachios For the buttercream: 120 g butter, softened 200 g icing sugar, … Continue reading Rose and pistachio cupcakes