Lemon Drizzle Cake – a traditional teatime treat

I have wonderful memories of teatime over the years and many of them involve Lemon Drizzle Cake. Lemon Drizzle Cake has a sharp, lemony flavour that is the perfect foil to the comforting warmth of a hot, milky cup of tea. I first blogged this recipe back in 2014, but just had to bring it back Read More…

A Vegetarian Burns Night – Not So Offal Haggis

January 25, Burns Night, marks the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. It’s generally a very meaty celebration, but you can enjoy a delicious Vegetarian Burns Night too. Robbie Burns’ is a legend in Scotland as well as further afield. His huge volume of work includes ‘Auld Lang Syne’ and every year his fans celebrate with a special Read More…

Healthier Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

My Sweet and Sour Chicken has tons of flavour but this recipe is a milder, healthier version the whole family will love. This version of Sweet and Sour Chicken has all the flavour and spice of the original. What it doesn’t have is the day-glo colour and the artificial taste. Although I wouldn’t classify anything with half Read More…

Chocolate Orange Marble Cake Recipe

Step by step instructions for making a beautiful Chocolate Orange Marble Cake that tastes amazing. Hang on a minute – I said Chocolate Orange Marble Cake…and some of the glaze is pink? The reason is blood oranges. Their red pigment is anthocyanin, an antioxidant. Although the red pigment has not affected the colour of the cake, Read More…

Chicken with Cashew Nuts Recipe

Do you love Chicken with Cashew Nuts as much as I do? It is one of my favourite Chinese dishes. However I sometimes find that the versions served in restaurants is disappointing, and I worry about the calories, salt and fat they contain. Fancy a recipe that tastes even better than your local Chinese restaurant Read More…