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…


Degustabox February

Degustabox February

It doesn’t feel that long ago that I wrote last months post, but here we are again with the February Degustabox. I’m always excited to open my box each month although I wasn’t as excited with the contents this month as I have been in previous months, I just felt that I didn’t get as much for my money and…


Degustabox January

January Degustabox

I received my first Degustabox of 2015 a couple of weeks ago and it’s aptly themed The Healthy Box. Post Christmas is all about getting back on the wagon and eating healthily again so this box has got lots of healthy items to help make that easier whilst adding in little nuggets of naughtiness (I’m looking at you Nutella!) to…

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