Baking, Family Food

Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake

If you follow my blog or Instagram page, you will probably know I have a bit of a weakness for any bakes containing either Chocolate or Orange.ย  So, naturally, when I came across this recipe in Country Life Magazine a while back, I just had to make it!! Like many upside-down cakes, it has a… Continue reading Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake

Baking

Quadruple Chocolate Chip Cookies

I can't say how many different recipes I have tried over the years for chocolate chip cookies in order to find the best one (it has been fun though)!!! Everyone seems to have their own preference as to how they like them - some prefer them quite soft and cake-like while others like theirs with… Continue reading Quadruple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Family Food

Crispy Fried Chicken (Easy Peasy!!)

A few weeks ago, I posted a recipe for my Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway which many of you have made and even added your own little twists to! I'm always delighted when I get feedback on the recipes I post so please keep them coming. This is another one of those recipes which is… Continue reading Crispy Fried Chicken (Easy Peasy!!)

Lifestyle

My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)

There is nothing I like more than sitting down with a cup of tea and a cookbook.. I have such a weakness for them that whenever I'm in a book shop, I will be instantly drawn to them and have bought many a book just for the one recipe in it which has caught my… Continue reading My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)