Lavender Rose Bath Salts

I've suffered with a bad back for years. I have a weakness in the muscles around my spine, meaning that if I stand, sit or lay in an odd position for too long, or do anything physical such as gardening or sports, the muscles can spasm, leaving me in a lot of pain for days. … Continue reading Lavender Rose Bath Salts

Flourless Almond Biscuits

This recipe is adapted from a Golden Coconut Pyramids recipe in my very old Dairy Book of Home Cookery (see my About Page for more info). I was making meringues for a special Easter recipe I'm developing, and the Coconut Pyramids was right next to the meringues in the book and it caught my attention. … Continue reading Flourless Almond Biscuits

Feta, Courgette and Red Pepper Quiche

I love quiche, I think it's underrated. Served with a simple salad, a few chunky chips and a big scoop of coleslaw, it's the perfect lunch; and this particular one is really good. It's light, easy to make and tasty - packed with feta cheese, peppers, courgette and herbs, sat in a bed of homemade … Continue reading Feta, Courgette and Red Pepper Quiche

Long Island Iced Cherry Tea

A Long Island Iced Tea is my favourite cocktail. It's made with 5 different alcohols and topped up with cola, so it's a long drink as it really packs a punch. There are many different variances on the basic Long Island Iced Tea, and this is mine. Cherry Coke is synonymous with Christmas for me. … Continue reading Long Island Iced Cherry Tea

Veggie Steak and Ale Pie

It's St. Patrick's Day on the 17th March - the Patron Saint of Ireland, and how better to celebrate than with a recipe involving Guinness? (You do have to put it in the recipe, you can't just drink it while you're cooking. Sorry!) I have been to Ireland many times and sampled all sorts of … Continue reading Veggie Steak and Ale Pie

The Best Garlic Mayo Dip

I've made Garlic Mayo Dips for years, each time altering the recipe slightly; and this version is by far the best I've ever tasted. It's smooth, creamy and has a definite garlic kick but without being overbearing. It's also really quick and easy to make and needs only 5 ingredients. Serve this dip with a … Continue reading The Best Garlic Mayo Dip

Millionaire’s Champagne Shortbread

What's not to love about Millionaire's Shortbread? - Buttery shortbread, sweet caramel and crunchy chocolate all together in bite sized pieces. Add a hint of champagne and you take it to a whole new level! It's really easy to make too, this recipe doesn't even need you to bake the shortbread. The cooling time between … Continue reading Millionaire’s Champagne Shortbread