Spicy Pumpkin Soup

This time of year pumpkins are in abundance! As soon as Halloween is over, they are practically giving them away (some shops actually are!), but…

Red Onion and Balsamic Chutney

I first made this chutney last Christmas, and was amazed not only how good it tasted, but also how well received it was by my…

Saving on a Summer BBQ

Nothing quite beats summer cuisine than the all British BBQ. Me and the family love getting outside and eating alfresco, but sometimes it can be…

Rhubarb and Vanilla Jam

I got into jam making a few years ago, and even though I don’t eat much jam myself I love making it.  Nothing gives me…

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

These were a little bit of an experiment, but actually turned out really well and seemed to be a big hit in our house! I…

Chocolate Mug Cake

I bought this great recipe book around Christmas time as I though a mug cake was such a fantastic idea! It’s taken me this long…

Slow Cooker Chocolate Fudge

Slow Cooker Chocolate Fudge I’ve been meaning to try cooking fudge in the slow cooker for ages, and only just got round to it.  It’s…