Damson Pudding

Damsons in season definitely signals to me that Summer is transitioning into Autumn. They have such a short season so I always like getting my hands on as many as possible. Whilst it’s unpleasant to eat them straight from the tree as they are very tart, once cooked they have a delicious sourness combined with a sweet perfume – rather

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Recipe: Homemade Nutty Granola

I’m a big cereal lover and more often than not eat some kind of cereal for breakfast, but what was frustrating me was that I couldn’t find a healthy nutritious breakfast without being loaded with sugar. So I decided to make my own. The thing about my nutty granola is that it only has 3tbsp of honey per recipe meaning

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Recipe: Cider Glazed Bonfire Bangers with Grandad’s Sausages

A few weeks ago I was sent some delicious sausages by Grandad’s Sausages * a family business in Bury which is fairly local to me. I was given two lovely packs of sausages – Olde English and Lincolnshire – and a tube of sausagemeat. I usually do some delicious treats for Bonfire Night, like this Maple Mustard Pulled Pork which

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Recipe: Five Minute Guacamole

I absolutely love avocados and guacamole, I must make it at least once a week I cannot get enough of the stuff. Guacamole is so tasty, quick to throw together and great to use as a snack with some vegetable dips or if you’re feeling naughty some tortilla chips. I also love using it to cool down a spicy chilli,

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Recipe: Black Forest Trifle

The lovely people over at Wren Kitchens’ asked me to share a family recipe as part of their #WrenFamilyFavourites campaign, so I had a little think. I’ve shared family recipes on this blog before from Banana Cake to Mama’s Paprika Pork but I thought I’d share a new recipe – trifle – as it’s simple and really does evoke memories

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Recipe: Apple Crumble

Apple crumble is a classic recipe, and although cooked apples aren’t my favourite in the grand scheme of things, I definitely can’t resist a good bit of crumble from time to time. Now the nights are drawing in and it’s getting chillier, I’m opting more for the warm comforting puds and this one certainly hits the spot. This recipe calls

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