Been meaning to make this for ages and with my eldest’s birthday coming up was the perfect opportunity. Rich dense moist chocolate cake sandwiched with a divine peanut butter frosting. Easy to make and yummy to eat. Very rich so only a small slice needed. Ingredients 200g cold unsalted butter, diced, plus extra for greasing … More Chocolate peanut butter cake
A really easy recipe and looks impressive. Ingredients sunflower oil, for greasing 150g toasted hazelnuts 5 egg whites 280g golden caster sugar 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 300ml pot double cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for dusting 3 tbsp Baileys cream liqueur 200g pack fresh raspberries Method Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. … More Hazelnut and Bailey’s meringue cake.
With the aubergine, I roasted in the oven with a spray of coconut oil to save the calories. A delicious combination and well worth cleaning the cooker hob from the splatterings. Ingredients For the curry 1 large aubergine 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp nigella seeds 2 tsp ground coriander large … More Aubergine curry with lamb cutlets
Super easy to make and so fresh tasting. The recipe makes 8, I had this for dinner and froze pots of the remainder for freezer surprise suppers.
FACT running off road is far more fun than road running. Though saying that 95% of my runs are road based. I had my first taster of off road running with friends Charles and Angela Colby. They are amazing runners, when I was in a flux over misplacing my running mojo last year, they said … More Trail running
Fresh, tasty, quick and good for you.
Nice and fresh curry, having the cauliflower in it gives it body and no need for rice, which is good when you’re trying to be good.
Super easy to make and yummy too. I used tinned Crab as couldn’t get to the fishmongers.
People may call me vain for putting this on my list but it’s my list at the end of the day. Despite being a fan of the selfie and posting hundreds of pictures to my online albums on Facebook, I hate having my picture taken as I am so incredibly critical of how I look. … More A tick off the fabulist – do a photshoot
It is always fun playing tourist in your local area. Having joined the National Trust last year, yes I am at that age. A look in the National Trust handbook and decided to visit Acorn Bank just outside Penrith. A breakfast stop at Mrs Miller’s tearoom at Hazeldene garden centre, which is definitely worth a … More Acorn Bank