Category Archives: Recipes / Food

Rainbow Cake

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I wanted to experiment with a rainbow cake recipe to see how it would turn out, plus who doesn’t love cake AND rainbows! Serves 8 Cake 150g Caster Sugar 150g Softened Butter 3 Eggs (beaten) 150g Self-Raising Flour 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Overnight Oats

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Overnight Oats – a yummy summer porridge breakfast. 4-6 servings 2 cups Rolled Oats 3 tbsp Seeds 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 1-1.5 cups Blueberries / Raspberries 2 small Bananas (peeled & chopped) Pinch of Salt 2 tbsp Syrup 2 cups … Continue reading

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Banana & Peanut Butter Cheesecake

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Serves 4-5 . 1 large Banana 40g Butter (melted) 8 Hob Nob Biscuits (crushed) 70ml Double Cream 70g Icing Sugar 200g Soft Cheese 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract 120g Peanut Butter . . Several hours before, place banana in the freezer … Continue reading

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Rum, raisin and banana pudding

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I had a little leftover rum and some bananas hanging about and  friends coming round for dinner, so made this lovely pud for us all to share. 100g Raisins 50ml Dark Rum 4 large Bananas 6 tbsp Golden Syrup 75g … Continue reading

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Marinated Lamb Kebabs

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We briefly saw some sunshine, which coincided with a family visit, so we had a BBQ and I got the chance to make these delicious kebabs. Makes 10 kebabs 500g Lamb (cut into 2.5cm cubes) 2 Red Onions (quartered) 2 … Continue reading

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Guinness Birthday Cake

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I borrowed this recipe from Nigella Lawson’s website to make Adam a birthday cake, he loves Guinness and doesn’t really have a sweet tooth, so this rich, moist cake was the perfect option. Although it doesn’t taste of stout, there … Continue reading

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Halloumi Kebabs

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When Summer is officially here, be prepared for a BBQ with this delicious recipe! makes 8 kebabs 2 medium courgette 1 orange pepper 1 large red onion 250g low fat halloumi cheese , cut into 16 chunks 16 cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rolls

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I’ve been meaning to make these for a while, so on a sunny Saturday afternoon I put some together, they are very quick and easy to make. Makes 8-10 250g ready made Puff Pastry 60g brown sugar 1-2 Ryvitas 2tsp … Continue reading

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Banana, Melon & Orange Smoothie

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I made a delicious smoothie with some overripe fruit today, it was so tasty and a great way to stop waste of inedible fruit. 2 Bananas 1 small Yellow Melon 4 Oranges 2 tsp honey 6 ice cubes Peel all … Continue reading

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Selby’s Halloumi & Mango Delight

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Beautiful Jenny kindly wrote down one of Tim Selby‘s finest food creations and sent it to me on my birthday (a marvellous & unique gift). It is a surprisingly delicious concoction, which we have eaten regularly since March. I wanted … Continue reading

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