A while ago I was contacted by the chaps at Amira rice, asking if I’d like to receive a few recipes and some samples of their rice to try. I said yes, not expecting to receive a large box filled with portioned containers of each ingredient I would need to make one of their recipes: […]
Happy New Year – how I put on half a stone over Christmas!
Yes, it was a bit of a nasty shock when I got on the scales this morning, but when I look back at what I ate, it’s easy to see how I did it! Of course it was worth it though – after all, if you can’t let your hair down a bit at Christmas […]
GBBO challenge week 8 – vegetable cake
Find out more about by Great British Bake Off challenge. Okay, I admit it, this week is a complete cop-out. The technical challenge during week 8’s GBBO was a dacquoise – a layered cake of hazelnut meringue, coffee cream, chocolate ganache and crushed hazelnuts. I did seriously plan to make this cake, until my lovely […]