Recipe: Super-Quick Egg Parcels

With the Easter holidays nearly upon us, i’ve put together a couple of super-quick lunch/dinner recipes that you can throw together in between the egg hunts and the bonnet making. First up, is a  recipe for Egg Parcels. (Chocolate eggs aren’t the only ones that are tasty and delicious this time of year…) You can vary this recipe according to your child’s capricious taste…

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Recipe: Jamie Oliver’s Bloomin Brilliant…ly (gooey) Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate brownies are all about the goo. If the middle isn’t squidgy and half-baked then I’m not interested. Bravo, Mr Jamie Oliver, this recipe really does deliver (and so it should using 360g sugar). You won’t find these in any of his healthy food bibles this side of Christmas… Perfect for special occasions and sugar comas alike. It’s also super-dooper easy which is a…

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Recipe: Tana Ramsey’s (easy-peasy) Lemon Drizzle cake

It’s Monday morning. Ugh. It’s raining. Double ugh. There’s only one thing that’ll cheer J and me up…. Baking a cake!!! I like to think of myself as a bit of a lemon drizzle cake coinesseur. I certainly eat enough of it – actually we all do. I’m not too bad at making it either, and this recipe is virtually fool-proof,…

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Couldn’t resist…

Because I did it!!! (sort of) I baked an ACTUAL CAKE. And it doesn’t look shit. Happy days. Anyone who reads this blog will know how much I dread baking birthday cakes. I even dedicated an entire blog to it a few weeks ago. See here. But THIS year I faced the fear and embarked on my Moana masterpiece (thanks to…

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How to bake the perfect birthday cake (AKA a recipe for trouble.)

Take a close look at this cherub. See how her eyes sparkle with excitement. Now cast a glance downwards at the rich, chocolaty birthday brownie that her mummy has so lovingly created for her… Errr. NOPE. This particular baking product is courtesy of Signore Pizza Express, located somewhere between Big Mummy Fail Palazzo and Major Fuck-up Strada. With our family birthday…

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