The Cake and Bake Show Manchester

Warning! pic heavy Last Saturday I went to the Cake and Bake show in Manchester. I’d not heard of the Cake and Bake show previously but I entered a competition a couple of months back and won two tickets, so I took my mum along. The Cake and Bake show was held at Manchester Central which I’d visited a few…


Recipe: Mama’s Paprika Pork

Another sunday recipe today for you guys and I’ve chosen another one of my mums. She originally got in from my gran so it’s a family recipe. It’s also fairly healthy using half fat creme fraiche and semi skimmed milk instead of cream. Serves: 3-4 Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 25 mins ProPoints: 9 Ingredients 400g pork fillet 150g…

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Dinner at Grenache

I mentioned last week that my cousin came to visit and we went out for a meal with my family. We visited a restaurant we’d never been to before called Grenache, which is in the outskirts of Manchester. I wasn’t feeling all that well that night, battling a terrible cold. However it was a fabulous night in all. We ordered…

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Recipe: Lighter Lemon Yoghurt Cake

I’d never made a lemon cake before last weekend despite it being one of my favourites, oh heck! who am I kidding? nearly all cake is my favourite that’s why I’m not a size 8. But after getting sick last week with a cold I was left with a glut of lemons, so I decided to make a lemon cake….

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Recipe: Clean Oat Pancakes

Following on from last weeks experiment of banana pancakes I decided this week to try oat pancakes. These are probably my favourite of the two, they taste so much like a regular pancake. They are gluten free (if you use GF oats) and full of protein and so simple to make! I added blueberries and raspberries and a drizzle of…

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Recipe: Clean Banana Pancakes

As some of you know last Tuesday was Shrove Tuesday or ‘Pancake day’ where people eat pancakes. This is because pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent as they were a way of using up rich foods such as eggs, milk and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent. I indulged in pancakes twice this…

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