Lemon Fridge Cake – A Blast From My Past Recipe

Tweet My mum used to make the most amazing dessert, Lemon Fridge Cake, from a recipe given to her by a friend. Almost mousse-like in texture, with a delicious citrus zing, and topped with whipped cream… what’s not to like? Well, sadly, it contains raw eggs, and so when the salmonella crisis erupted in the […]

Lemon and Raspberry Shortbread Slices

Tweet If you are having an afternoon tea party for your mum this Mother’s Day, you could do far worse than knock up a batch of these delicious, dainty lemon and raspberry shortbread slices. They are perfect on a cake stand, look super pretty, taste divine and are easy to make to boot! That ticks […]

Prawn and Chorizo Towers, with Panfried Valentine Potatoes – A Romantic Recipe

Tweet Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and so, although we often have nice dinners, I took the opportunity to cook up something that looked a little, well, posher than our usual. I made crispy prawn and chorizo towers, with panfried valentine potatoes (they were heart shaped, but obviously don’t have to be). We ate at the […]

Valentine Scratchcards – Tutorial for a thrifty gift

Tweet Having been married for 10 years, we don’t bother making a fuss of Valentine’s Day… no lavish gifts or¬†unnecessary¬†flowers in our house. A card and dinner, and turning the laptops off, maybe. But I still like to give Husband (and the boys) a little something. With our Florida trip rapidly approaching (yay!) we are […]