This cake is something my Mum used to bake each year when I was small. Turns out it’s nothing more complicated than a chocolate swiss roll both filled with and smothered with a chocolate butter icing.
3 Michelin star cooking this is not, but it is easy and very tasty!
This is the first year that I’ve made my own mince pies but was so impressed with the results that I’ll definitely do it again. Give it a go yourself and you’ll see what I mean; the pastry is deliciously crumbly and so much better than you can buy in the shops.
This month’s seasonal food blogging event “In The Bag” is here, and this time it’s festive!
If your loved ones are not so forthcoming with suggestions, or if you would prefer to surprise them, here’s a list of 10 suggestions guaranteed to make any foodie more than happy!
Back in November I challenged you all to come up with a dish featuring Game as the main ingredient, and this post is a round-up of the recipes that the more daring among you submitted.
I first had Hare Ragu as an alternative to Spaghetti Bolognese at a local restaurant a few years ago
and just knew I had to have a go at making it at home. My recipe stays fairly true to the traditional
roots of an Italian ragu and I challenge anybody to prefer the bastardised bolognese style tomato
sauce after trying this.
A brioche is a cross between a bread and a cake. While quite bread-like in texture, it includes eggs and sugar in the recipe. This creates something absolutely perfect for breakfast slavered with (my favourites) Nutella or Apricot jam. Delicious!
It’s not winter for another month, and yet I woke up to this…Either I slept for a month, or the seasons have gone barmy. Does this mean I can have my presents now?
Originally called “Easy Rich Chocolate Cake” and found in River Cottage: Everyday, surely this is the greatest chocolate cake in the world – it’s made of little more than chocolate and butter, after all, and there’s nothing wrong with that.