Recipe: Mum’s Home Made Banana Cake

When I was growing up my mum would always bake a banana cake when she had some overripe bananas and I could tell straight away as it made the house smell wonderful. It never lasted long either as it was so scrummy, so I asked her for the recipe when I moved out so I could make it too. Now…

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Recipe: Decadent Chocolate Caramel Brownies

My boyfriend and I were relaxing on a Saturday after our tea when we were both craving something else, so I suggested I whip up a batch of brownies. Big Mistake! These are delicious with a capital D! I made two batches in a weekend and they were both gone by Monday, oops! so be warned, these are so moreish!…

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Recipe: Crispy Peking Duck and Chinese Pancakes

I made this for Chinese New Year, but you could make this any time, perhaps even Valentine’s day if you want to treat a loved one. It does take significantly longer than ordering a takeaway or popping to the supermarket, but it’s worth the effort and you know whats gone in it. PrintRecipe: Peking Duck Fakeaway Prep Time: 20 minutesCook…

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Recipe: Porridge with berries

ProPoints: 5 Prep Time: 1 minute Cook Time: 4 minutes Ingredients 40g Porridge Oats handful Berries (I used frozen forest fruits) Sweetener 150ml Skimmed Milk 150ml Water I mainly eat oats for breakfast, either Oatibix, Oatiflakes or porridge. I find that wheat tends to make me bloat a lot. I did have a test for coeliac which came back negative…

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Recipe: Salted Caramel Truffles

I made these beauties on Christmas eve as a present for my parents and they are a perfect present (at any time of the year), or even if you fancy an indulgent treat these are for you. Makes: 40 Prep Time: 45mins plus cooling and freezing time Ingredients 142ml Double Cream 400g Chocolate (I used a mix of dark and…

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