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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) […]

Baked Camembert & Sun Dried Tomatoes

Thank you to Waitrose for supplying me with Sun-Dried tomatoes this week. This dish can be a starter or the last course served with crackers. You can serve as an individual serving or as a shared serving. Sun-Dried tomatoes are […]

Mango, Coconut and Pineapple Smoothie

A healthy smoothie with a tropical taste. I used fresh mango in this recipe but if you are making this as a mid week breakfast then I would suggest that you use either frozen or tinned as most of the […]

Chicken and Mango Curry

M&S gave me chicken breast, mango, basmati rice and coconut milk this weekend and this is the dish I made using all these ingredients. Both mangoes and coconuts originated in Southern Asia so making a curry dish using both of […]

Antipasti Platter

An Antipasti Platter is an Italian appetiser that consists of cured meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables soaked in olive oil and accompanied by Italian breads. This platter is usually shared. It requires no cooking as ingredients are purchased from any […]

Mascarpone and Honey Dip

Thank you to M&S for supplying the Honey and Mascarpone. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 125g Mascarpone cheese 250ml whipping cream 2 tablespoons runny honey pomegranate seeds selection of fresh fruits for serving METHOD In a large bowl, add the mascarpone and […]

Honey and Ginger Poached Pears with Mascarpone

Thank you to M&S for supplying the Honey and Mascarpone. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS  (Adults…you could add a touch of brandy to the pears whilst poaching or to the cream cheese) 6 dessert pears (cut in half and core remove). 1-2 […]