The day of Robbie Burns is on the approach and in this blog, I’m taking a detour on tradition with an alternative when you don’t want to plate up the token Haggis, neeps and tatties. And in true Burns style, I’ll take you into this recipe blog through the art of rhythm and rhyme… Oh the day is back, and here it returns, The day … Continue reading Haggis Mac & Cheese
As the clock ticks closer to Hogmanay, we scatter around the shops looking for supplies to stock up the house for guests coming over to welcome the New Year.
I love being a host, but there is nothing worse than the fear of running out of food and starving your guests. Being the host comes at a cost though and if you’re too generous, you can end up spending a weighty sum.
It’s been just a few days since we all stood on our doorsteps to wave goodbye to the universal guest that is Christmas and we’re all well and truly skint. With bank accounts being low, the craving to spend money increases and the near arctic conditions outside get me thinking of my one weakness – take-away coffee. Continue reading “Festive coffee syrups”
It was week two in the bake off tent and our bakers … Wait a minute that’s their line! Week two saw this year’s bakers showing off their skills to create biscuits with soft centres but crisp snaps. Another successful episode but this week the bake off cravings didn’t make an appearance in Colzer’s belly. In the signature, the bakers had to make 24 uniform … Continue reading Peanut butter cookies
Pay day, the one day of the month that everyone looks forward to, where pounds swarm into our bank accounts relieving our balances of their dessert like states.
Usually when September hits the count-down to Halloween starts. Planning goes into turbo mode – scrolling through google to pin down what to dress as, creating the usual Facebook event page for the annual flat party and decorations draping the flat. I love Halloween.
It’s been one of those days again, work’s been non-stop and feels like your head might be one more question away from exploding. Five o’clock hits “yaaaaas home time”, then you realise that the last question that saved your brain from exploding is away to rear its ugly head “what do I make for dinner?”. Continue reading “Mushroom and spinach pasta”