Baking

Nutty Banana Bread

I'm not sure if its just our house (although I think not!) but there always seems to be bananas hanging around the fruit bowl which turn black before we get to eat them.¬† I was never really sure whether I liked Banana Bread but this recipe is so nice that I think I'm finally converted… Continue reading Nutty Banana Bread

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)

Entertaining, Family Food

Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway!

We don't eat takeaways too often in our house but when we do, we really enjoy them! ¬†This is a recipe which I have been making for a number of years and it gives the same results as a takeaway but is so much nicer. The batter is made up using cornflour and beaten egg,… Continue reading Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway!