Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bakery Review: Robinsons Bakery, Manchester

Robinsons are Manchester’s oldest family-run craft bakery and set up camp every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Manchester Piccadilly’s Street Food Market, cramming every inch of their long checkered table with cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads that will leave you in

Bakery Review: Robinsons Bakery, Manchester

Robinsons are Manchester’s oldest family-run craft bakery and set up camp every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Manchester Piccadilly’s Street Food Market, cramming every inch of their long checkered table with cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads that will leave you in

Review: Graze UK – Healthy snack by post

A few years ago, I signed up to Graze to get a free box of snacks to take to uni. After receiving my first box, I cancelled my recurring deliveries and forgot all about it. Until a couple of months

Review: Graze UK – Healthy snack by post

A few years ago, I signed up to Graze to get a free box of snacks to take to uni. After receiving my first box, I cancelled my recurring deliveries and forgot all about it. Until a couple of months

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Mum’s Peanut Cookies

A big batch of buttery, nutty, chocolatey cookies are sometimes a necessity. Ingredients: 225g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 200g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 240g crunchy Organic peanut butter (use top quality stuff

Recipe: Mum’s Peanut Cookies

A big batch of buttery, nutty, chocolatey cookies are sometimes a necessity. Ingredients: 225g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 200g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 240g crunchy Organic peanut butter (use top quality stuff

Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is up there with my favourites. It’s bursting with tropical fruitiness, rich and buttery pecans, and sweet, smooth and cool frosting. I couldn’t help but go back for a second slice. Ingredients: For the cake: 200ml groundnut oil

Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is up there with my favourites. It’s bursting with tropical fruitiness, rich and buttery pecans, and sweet, smooth and cool frosting. I couldn’t help but go back for a second slice. Ingredients: For the cake: 200ml groundnut oil

Recipe: Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Not only is the stew incredibly healthy, it is also packed with flavour and makes for a beautifully colourful plate of food. Vegetables tend to take a back seat in meals, with meat being the star of many dishes. We

Recipe: Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Not only is the stew incredibly healthy, it is also packed with flavour and makes for a beautifully colourful plate of food. Vegetables tend to take a back seat in meals, with meat being the star of many dishes. We

Recipe: Apple and Pear Pie with Sweet Walnut Pastry

A freshly baked pie is the perfect way to end an evening meal. Try something different with this sweet, spiced walnut pastry; a classic partner to apples and pears. Ingredients: walnut pastry: 200g plain flour 100g walnuts 100g caster sugar

Recipe: Apple and Pear Pie with Sweet Walnut Pastry

A freshly baked pie is the perfect way to end an evening meal. Try something different with this sweet, spiced walnut pastry; a classic partner to apples and pears. Ingredients: walnut pastry: 200g plain flour 100g walnuts 100g caster sugar