CRISPY BRAN FLAKE CHICKEN GOUJONS

At first this was just an experiment, but it turned into a really great idea! Who would have thought that bran flakes could turn something so crispy and delicious, coating those tender chicken fillets like it was born to do so! Using oat flour as a first coating worked just as well as using regular…

CHILLI JAM CON CARNE

This special jam has cumin, coriander and smoked paprika which reminded me of a sweet and sticky version of Chilli con carne. As we all know, Chilli con carne is great with cheese and this jam is the ultimate cheese board edition to wow your guests! Ingredients Makes 2 500ml/17oz jars 4 large paprika peppers…

CHERRY TOMATO AND GORGONZOLA MUSHROOMS

This is a lovely side for a barbecue or can even be the the main dish with a nice salad and fries if you’re vegetarian. Gorgonzola is an amazingly creamy cheese, which packs a punch with that blue running through it. With a little olive oil and a few tomatoes an ordinary mushroom is taken…

BREAKFAST TRIFLES!

This is an age old classic dessert which we have turned into an healthy alternative for breakfast. Packed with fruits, yoghurt, chia seeds and oats to keep you going until lunch time. Once left overnight, the oats and chia seeds soak up the yoghurt, turning it into a moreish creamy breakfast which will lift your…

LIME CREAM AND LEMON CURD MERINGUES

The sun is out so something light and zesty is the perfect dessert right now. This meringue is soft and light which is just how we love it! Enjoy one or even two of these delicious meringues topped off with a zesty lime cream, lemon curd and some toasted biscuit crumbs for a little crunch….

MINI BEEF ENCHILADAS

These mini enchiladas are the perfect finger food to enjoy with a nice cold beer in the sun! They’re super fun and easy to make, plus the little amount of food you need goes such a long way.  They have the perfect spice for dipping in fresh salsa, sour cream and guacamole. Enjoy! Ingredients – makes about 30…

CHOCOLATE CHIP BANANA MUFFINS

Never throw away leftover bananas as they are the best type for adding an intense banana flavour to cakes. These muffins are delicious, perfectly moist with extra flavour from the white and milk chocolate chips. Enjoy with a nice cup of tea or coffee! Ingredients makes 12 muffins 150g self raising flour 3 eggs 150g unsalted butter…

BLUEBERRY AND CINNAMON OVERNIGHT PORRIDGE POTS

Blitzing blueberry, cinnamon and honey through yoghurt turns something quite boring into something very tasty.  We also added a few handfuls of whole blueberries; sliced kiwi fruit and pomegranate seeds for texture. You could even add some granola for an extra crunch. All the ingredients in this pot have fantastic health benefits – so it’s…

BREADED HALLOUMI AND PEPPER STRIPS

One of the sweetest memories my taste buds have had is the first time I enjoyed grilled Halloumi with peppers. It’s just a match that’s meant to be, as if they were soul mates. So really and truly, this could not go wrong. Its a brilliant idea for a vegetarian snack at a party but…

GINGER & CINNAMON SPICED MINI BAKED DOUGHNUTS

Taste-wise, these mini baked treats are not just your average doughnuts and they go perfectly with a cup of tea or coffee. The combination of ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon in this recipe is so comforting and enough to turn anyone into a tea and doughnut addict! These were really fun to make and all you’ll need…

BANANA AND HONEY CREAM CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES

This flavour combination takes me back to being in primary school when we used to make hot chocolate laced with banana and honey. It was always really good and I have remembered the taste of it since growing up. That’s why I decided to make something out of this delicious combination, so I thought who…

GOATS CHEESE WHOLEWHEAT DOUGH BALLS

There’s something quite satisfying about having dough balls as an alternative to garlic bread. For me, it’s the way you get to dip it in that lovely garlic butter yourself, lapping up as little or as much as you like. Like walkers salt and shake crisps, we get the pleasure of adding the salt ourselves then shaking it…