Basic but Impressive · Cake Time · Party Food

Stackable Chocolate Christening Cake

The top layer of this (Flo’s Christening cake) is the top tier from our wedding cake, defrosted and re-iced, but the bottom layer was a solid yet delicious chocolate cake, capable of stacking and shaping with minimal effort or construction issues. These ingredients will make four tiers of 8 inch cake tins, although we only… Continue reading Stackable Chocolate Christening Cake

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Comfort Food · Garden Goodies · Health Food! · Simple Flavours · Speedy Meal

Garden Greens Gnocchi

All sorts of green things help to make this ultimate comfort carb into a relatively healthy dinner option   Ingredients 1 pack of gnocchi 100g frozen or fresh peas 100g green beans (halved) 100g sugar snap peas (halved) 100g mange tout (sliced) Handful of rocket Handful of grated parmesan   For the dressing: 1 shallot… Continue reading Garden Greens Gnocchi

Cake Time · Pudding

Ginger, White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake

  It’s massive, it’s a rich, it’s smooth, it’s a little spicy. This is a serious pudding, it’s not for the faint hearted (or those trying to diet)   Ingredients 150g digestive biscuits 150g ginger nut biscuits 150g butter 200g white chocolate 250g mascarpone 250g cream cheese (full fat only) 1tsp freshly grated ginger 300ml… Continue reading Ginger, White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake

Basic but Impressive · Comfort Food · Meat · Slow Cooker

Very Messy Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork

  I love my slow cooker, mostly because it’s the dream way to get this pulled pork just right!   Ingredients For the main dish 2tsp cumin 2tsp brown sugar 4tsp paprika 2tsp cayenne pepper Freshly cracked salt and black pepper 1.5kg pork shoulder 2 onions 4 cloves of garlic (crushed) 500ml chicken stock  … Continue reading Very Messy Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork