How To Make Yummy Garlic Dough Balls

Ok, there is always room for garlic dough balls, you can always fit one more in… Garlic dough balls are fun and delicious! These garlic dough balls from ‘Kavitha via Foodista’ take 5 minutes to prepare, 20 minutes to cook and […]

Über Carrot Cake Recipe

As a kid, I would never try carrot cake. I just didn’t think putting carrots in a cake was right or proper… It wasn’t until I was 18 or 19, that I actually mustered up the courage to try some. […]

Awesome Sliced Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes go down well with everyone – usually topped with beans, cheese or tuna.  So how about something different?  These appetising baked potatoes from the Instructables site look pretty and delicate enough for a shared family or evening meal, […]

Sweetheart Cupcakes With Strawberry Centers

These chocolate pudding cupcakes with strawberry centers look so pretty and will add a real wow! factor to an afternoon tea.  The strawberry is inserted into the cooked cake, so there’s no danger it will go squishy (cooked strawberries are […]

Four Must-Try Gin Cocktail Recipes

Hopefully the sun is shining where you are this weekend? Whether you are firing up the barbecue, having guests for dinner, or even if it just you and a quite weekend, you have to check out these awesome, easy to […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Herb Crusted Chicken

Chicken is very much a staple food in our house – its versatile, quick to prepare and healthy.  There’s nothing nicer than the smell of freshly roasting chicken on a Sunday, but more often than not speed is of the […]

Chili Cacao Mayan Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean/Dark Chocolate Icing

At the weekend most of us who are lucky enough not to have to work generally have more time to spend in the kitchen.  In our house, I regularly use Saturday or Sunday afternoons to prepare for the week ahead […]

Avocado, Cream Cheese, and Salsa-Stuffed Puff Pastries

Puff pastry, cream cheese, salsa and avocado… That’s all that is required to put a big smile on my face  (Thank you ‘Averie Cooks’!).  It’s also right up my husband’s street! To be honest though, I don’t think I have […]

How To Make Homemade Yoghurt Fruit Leather

These yoghurt fruit leathers from ‘Thank Your Body’ are excellent for children and dieters & Weight Watchers. It’s all good trying to eat healthily, but sometimes at snack-time you just want something sweet, which isn’t a piece of fruit. These […]

Make-Ahead Frozen Fruit Daiquiris

  When you look at that photo, you just know these Make-Ahead Frozen Fruit Daiquiris from ‘The Yummy Life’ are going to be real crowd pleasers, the next time you have friends over… The recipe covers four flavours – strawberry, blueberry, pineapple […]

Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix Recipe

For those of you with a savoury tooth and a snack-habit, what could be more mouth-watering than a bowl of Averie Cooks’ Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix?  Very quick, very easy – really tasty! Ideal for the kids, game day, movie […]

How To Grow Stevia And Make Your Own Stevia Extract

Stevia extract is a natural sweetener made from the leaves of the stevia plant. It is much sweeter than sugar and stevia seems to be gaining in popularity by the minute;  it is far healthier than sugar as it is […]

Make Your Own Biryana Masala (Instant Biryani Spice Mix)

Following on from my post about Spanish spice mixes, Food-O-Mania have posted some delicious sounding Indian spice mixes.  My pick of the selection would be the biryani – a flavourful rice based curry with more warmth than heat. Many of […]

Banana Cake With A Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting

Yet again, lurking at the bottom of our fruit bowl – the usual suspects – a couple of over-ripe bananas that no one wants to eat… Last week I shared a recipe for banana bread (see: Easy Banana Bread Recipe) but […]