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Breads, Recipes

Flatbread with Harissa dip

Flatbread is always an easy bread to make and is perfect for dipping as an alternative to crisps. I used Natural yoghurt in this dip but Hummus can always be used as an alternative as well. The dough can also be prepared the day in advance, stored in the fridge […]

Drinks, Recipes

Quick frozen smoothie

This smoothie is a variation of a recipe which I posted last year except that I prepare this in advance when I have a load of the ingredients available. I just place the ingredients in a freezer bag in the freezer and then I can just whizz it up with […]

Recipes, Sweet treats

Prosecco Ice-cream

I am always anxious about making alcholic ice-cream since I am always worried that it may not freeze. This time though I had the ice-cream maker and it makes such a difference. It breaks up any large ice crystals and the ice-cream was a lot smoother. With my machie I […]

Prosecco Truffles
Recipes, Sweet treats


These prosecco truffles are rich and tasty but they do require a bit of patience to set and make. The first time I tried to mould them was very tricky since the mixture kept melting in my hands after a few seconds, then I discovered a trick, if I rinsed […]

Gingerbread biscuits
Recipes, Sweet treats

Gingerbread Biscuits

These gingerbread biscuits are so festive and can be used for decorating the tree if holes are made in them before baking. Plus cookie cutters come in so many different shapes and sizes, they can be really fun to make. These should be stored in an airtight container and they […]

Mini Stollen
Recipes, Sweet treats

Mini Stollen

These mini stollen are prefect in bite size pieces especially when they are still warm from the oven. Be careful though with the hot marzipan when it is out of the oven as it is really hot and can burn. A lot of people are not fans of marzipan but […]