Deliciously Minty Chocolate Date Muffins

With it being the festive time of year, peppermint just has to be featured in some baking recipes doesn’t it? I haven’t spotted any candy canes yet, so I thought I’d add a little minty freshness to my chocolate muffins and with the chopped dates thrown in, well, it almost blew my mind they were so decadently delicious. I’m now thinking that I should make some minty no bake truffles to see what they turn out like. To the shops for me! I’ve just been looking through a tonne of recipes for a top 15 list of Festive Party Nibbles […]

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Winter Warmer, Apple, Plum & Cranberry Crumble

I made a crumble the other day for dessert and decided to forego the traditional apple crumble, so I threw in some other delicious fruits that I had in the kitchen, which happened to be Plums and Cranberries. As it’s winter and it’s getting cool, the colours of the plum and cranberries brought warmth and coziness to the pudding, making it look and taste beautiful. I made up a quick batch of vanilla custard to pour over the top and it was a real comforting and might I add very filling dessert. Quite possibly a Christmas Day contender! We’re putting […]

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Thai Style Mung Bean Burgers topped with Caramelized Pineapple and Sweet Chilli Sauce

Well I had a lot of fun making these burgers. I had no idea how they were going to turn out as I have never, ever tried mung beans, never cooked with them, nothing. But I do love to try new things and a lovely lady I know was looking for a recipe to use, so I thought I’d give them a go. I was pleasantly surprised with these beans, they have a very unique flavour to them which I can’t quite put into words, I want to say earthy but that doesn’t really give you the right impression. Let’s […]

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