Covid & its social pressures

I have tried not to dwell on Covid here, yet I feel this will be the only time I address it and I am I’m constantly torn and conflicted as our lives are progressing towards a new ‘normal’. As you know I have 2 young boys (4 & 8) both of which...
Rib on the Bone

Rib on the Bone

Another entertaining recipe (one of these will feed 6 – 8 people) I actually bought two of these from my butcher (one was a 4 point, the other a 3 point) and we fed 16 adults comfortably. To start you need to sear the outside of the beef on all sides, I like to...
Perfect Prawn Cocktail

Perfect Prawn Cocktail

Poached prawns – the how to: I start buy adding bay leaves, lemon slices, celery sticks, carrot chunks, butter & salt to a large pot of water. Bring this to the boil, then turn down to a simmer and add the fresh prawns. I devein and remove the head from the...
Easy cupcake recipe

Easy cupcake recipe

This has to be the easiest, full-proof cupcake recipe. Pre heat oven to 180 then you’ll need: 125gm soft butter 1 tsp vanilla essence3/4 cup caster sugar2 eggs1/2 cup milk1 & 1/2 cups self raising flour Pop all of this into a bowl & using an electric...
Gluten Free Choc Chip Banana Bread

Gluten Free Choc Chip Banana Bread

One bowl Choc Chip Banana Bread You need: 3 ripe bananas1/3 cup melted butter ( I use the left overs to brush the inside of the foil so the banana bread doesn’t stick whilst baking)1/2 cup white sugar1 egg (beaten)1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon baking...