Halowe’en baking geniosity (Disclaimer – I did not do the baking)

Well ladies and gentlemen, as one of my friends would say, I have been riding the sugar wave today. Aside from the tiffin made in the previous post I have eaten a large amount of treats I bought for trick or treaters that never appeared and cake. Possibly the mostly beautiful and gory Hallowe’en cakes I have ever seen. These babies were made by my … Continue reading Halowe’en baking geniosity (Disclaimer – I did not do the baking)

So its Hallowe’en tomorrow and you forgot to make treats…..easy tiffin

So I don’t know if this is strictly what you’d call tiffin, but I really don’t think there are any hard and fast rules when it comes to crushing up digestives and adding melted chocolate. This is a very easy recipe that, while it’s not the prettiest Hallowe’en treat, will win you many friends when you produce it. Plus there’s only a little bit of … Continue reading So its Hallowe’en tomorrow and you forgot to make treats…..easy tiffin

When is an omelette a frittata?

This is a question I was pondering all day prior to cooking this dish. I didn’t get a definitive answer on this one. My boyfriend (J) said it was the presence of potatoes, a work friend said it was the egg to ingredient ratio and the chef boyfriend of my housemate said that frittata was served at room temperature while omelette was hot. Either way … Continue reading When is an omelette a frittata?

Tales of the last venison steak in the shop

From my previous Sunday night food post about beef steak you know I am a lover of lean meat and steak in general. Well somehow today what started out as a hankering to make a duck salad after watching Jamie Oliver ended up in me gleefully skipping down the Harrogate high street with the last venison steak in M&S. The thing is I got more … Continue reading Tales of the last venison steak in the shop