American Pancake Recipe

My second pancake recipe for Pancake Tuesday or again you may prefer to call it Shrove Tuesday is my one for American Pancakes; the thicker fluffy kind.  Equally as quick and easy to make and equally as tasty.  I suppose it’s just your preference to what kind of pancake you prefer, or maybe it’s the time you eat them.  I like to have my AmericanContinue reading “American Pancake Recipe”

Crepe Recipe

With Tuesday being Pancake Tuesday or you may prefer to call it Shrove Tuesday I thought I’d share with you one of my full-proof recipes for crepes.  Well I lie, this is my mum’s recipe that she passed on to me (could originally be a Delia Smith one).  Mum always made these for us growingContinue reading “Crepe Recipe”

Shop local and small this Christmas

Today I headed to a local small business on my way home from work today and finished off my Christmas shopping. This fabulous little shop is in Broughshane, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland and is The Nest. Just look at the video for a sneak peak at some of their amazing pieces. The shop isContinue reading “Shop local and small this Christmas”

Recipe: Beef Kofta Curry with Sag Aloo

Struggled to find the recipe of this Hello Fresh meal online so I’m writing it up for you all off the card I received with my delivery ages ago now.  So let me get to it, here’s the recipe, (with a few tweaks as I can’t remember all the exact amounts that came in theContinue reading “Recipe: Beef Kofta Curry with Sag Aloo”

Insta Roundup

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RECIPE: My Great Aunt’s Florentine Traybakes

This recipe was one my mum had in her many cook books and is my Great Aunt Joan’s recipe. I remember mum used to make these for us when we were younger and they were delicious. They are really easy to make and so tasty, definitely one to bake and impress everyone with! It’s alwaysContinue reading “RECIPE: My Great Aunt’s Florentine Traybakes”

Mmm meatballs

Dinner tonight was quick and easy Meatballs with Homemade tomato sauce I defrosted from the freezer (the joy of batch cooking). Really tasty and syn free dinner hit the spot! To make your own meatballs follow this link https://mylifemyblogzane.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/quick-and-easy-healthy-homemade-burger-and-meatball-recipe/ it also makes burgers. And for the tomato sauce just search on my blog, unfortunately WordPressContinue reading “Mmm meatballs”

Spring birthday baking

I told you all on Saturday night how busy I had been and that I had made a MASSIVE birthday cake for my friend’s girlfriend.  I made a chocolate cola cake, which was distaurous at the start as the mixture leaked through the lose bottomed tin, this was why the cake ended up being soContinue reading “Spring birthday baking”

The Dainty Bow Bakery

The Dainty Bow Bakery is a home-run business, based in Bangor County Down, owned by Baker and Cake Designer Ruth McKibben. Ruth has recently turned her dream into a reality by taking the plunge and opening up her business. I decided to ask Ruth a few questions about her business.  THE INTERVIEW Where did yourContinue reading “The Dainty Bow Bakery”