Hide and Seek Cookies

I found this recipe on a really useful baby website; netmums.com, I adjusted it a little and my girls named them ‘hide and seek’ as we hid smarties inside before cooking them! 100g/4oz softened butter/margarine 100g/4oz soft brown sugar 1 tbsp golden syrup or honey 150g/6oz self raising flour 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract…

Gluten Free Mango Carrot Cake

Gluten Free Mango Carrot Cake This is delicious, it was good as a cake and as cupcakes. I topped mine off with a tub of coconut cream, mixed in the food processor with a little maple syrup and vanilla essence. So dairy free too!!!

Another yummy curry

Another yummy curry click on the link for a coconut kerala chicken curry. Didn’t have mustard seeds but was fab anyway :o)

Spicy Lamb

(my new 35litre pan!) Spicy Lamb AMAZING… worth all the effort!

Indian dinner party extravaganza!

So we had some friends over for dinner, 12 to be exact, and decided the theme would be indian dinner. We had some new dishes and some like the cauliflower curry which I have made many times before. Dinner menu was: Pea and potato samosas Carrot and coriander fritters Mango chutney Raita Followed by Cardamom…

Bread pudding

Not to be confused with bread and butter pudding, this is a stodgy cake which can be eaten in slices either warm or cold and is LOVED by me and (very surprisingly) by my children! 300g white / wholemeal bread 160g raisins 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp cinnamon 350ml milk 1 large egg 70g…