Twinings iced tea

It’s no secret that I love tea but it would be wrong to say that I love any tea.  I guess my relationship with tea is a bit akin to my love affair with gin – rocky at first and after a couple of false starts and rough nights, when I found the right one, it was love. In the…
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Tartiflette

It was a truly tremendous day when we happened into Waitrose and, nestled in amongst the other special cheeses, just chillin’, was our good friend Reblochon.  Yes, cheese can be your friend.  There’s no better way to enjoy it than a French tartiflette and although I can’t confirm the authenticity of my dish, I can confirm that it tastes like…
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FAIL

I was so excited to find the time to get back in the kitchen on yesterday’s bank holiday that it seemed like the perfect time to try a recipe or two from my macaron book.  With high hopes to produce something like these perfect specimens I began… The recipe suggests you carefully measure out your ingredients before beginning – FAIL…
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Perfectly easy brunch

I say perfectly easy but the first time I tried this out I filled the room with smoke and the toasts were ‘crispy’.  So I should correct that to say this is perfectly easy so long as you have a non-stick fry pan! Fruity French toast with berries, yoghurt and honey 4 slices fruit loaf 2 free range eggs (I…
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Healthy hummus

Because sometimes you just want to dip! Peanut butter healthy hummus 1 can chickpeas (drained) juice of half a lemon 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (you could use regular salt but I’m just fancy like that) 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 125ml low fat Greek yoghurt 150g wholenut peanut butter Directions Blend. If you think you need more yoghurt just get crazy…
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