Chocolate mouse cupcakes

I absolutely love giving people cakes on their birthday, especially if I have time to make them myself. This weekend was one of D’s best friend’s birthday celebrations so I decided to take some cakes along to the event. Unfortunately, after one too many libations on of the cupcakes met a very sad ending in York station. Alas, such is life. Anyway, these chocolatey cakes … Continue reading Chocolate mouse cupcakes

Parmesan crusted baked turkey

I rarely think to cook turkey. I don,t know why really as its lower fat than chicken and is really versatile (turkey burgers can be amazing, for example). However, I do think you need to cook it with something tasty as it can be pretty bland on its own (except in Christmas dinners obviously). This recipe is an absolute dream midweek. It tastes lovely and … Continue reading Parmesan crusted baked turkey

Courgette and pecorino meatballs

Sometimes cohabiting has made me learn far more about myself that I actually realised. One of the things I have learned is when I am determined to do something I eventually do it. So when D admitted to me that he used to regularly eat meatballs from a tin before he had me bossing him about. I was absolutely insistent that freshly made meatballs would … Continue reading Courgette and pecorino meatballs

5 ways to make yourself a bit happier this Spring

I must admit I am feeling decidedly unsparkly tonight. I have the sort of cold that has exhausted me and left me with a comically squeaky voice to boot. However, I had a lovely weekend in which D and I spontaneously went to Country to Country (a country music festival) in London. Which got me thinking, while watching literally thousands of people having a whale … Continue reading 5 ways to make yourself a bit happier this Spring