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Banana and oat breakfast bar

serves 9 – 12 INGREDIENTS 200g porridge oats 50g dark muscovado sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp mixed spice pinch salt 125ml natural yoghurt 1 large egg 3 medium bananas, mashed 1tsp vanilla essence 50g unsalted butter (room temp) […]

Anzac Biscuits

April 25th is ANZAC day (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps).  These biscuits were created during World War 1 by the wives of the ANZAC serving soldiers. These biscuits were strong enough to be able to withstand being transported on […]

Cobb Egg Salad

A Cobb salad is a American salad using lettuce, tomatoes, crispy bacon, chicken, boiled eggs, avocado, chives and blue cheese and served with a ranch or red wine vinegar dressing. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS iceberg lettuce, shredded 6 eggs, hard boiled […]

Prosciutto and Mascarpone Pasta

In this recipe I’ve used 2 ingredients supplied to me by Marks & Spencers, Fiorelli and Mascarpone. I then shopped for other Italian ingredients to compliment them, Prosciutto, Sweet Tomato Pesto and baby Italian tomatoes. Prosciutto is a ham which […]

Apricot, Almond & Ginger Slices

I was given apricots, flaked almonds and a jar of stem ginger in syrup by Waitrose and challenged to produce a recipe using any of these ingredients.  I have made one recipe using all three ingredients. Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 50g […]

Sticky Jamaican ginger cake

Thank You to Marks and Spencers for supplying me with dark muscovado sugar as a blind ingredient for another recipe. Muscovado sugar comes from Mauritius where sugar cane occupies 90% of he agricultural land. It is unrefined sugar which means […]