Category Archives: Recipes

10 Minute Chocolate Pudding

I’ve cooked this recipe a couple of times now and each time it has been a big hit. The best part about it is that it only takes 5 minutes to whip together and 5 minutes to cook in the … Continue reading

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Fathers’ Day Edible Gifts

I recently made fudge for the first time. It was my big brother’s birthday, he likes fudge and I wanted to try a new recipe so this seemed the perfect idea. I packed it in a cellophane bag* and made … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Curry

I love curry and I wish I could eat Indian Takeaway all the time, but the cost and calorie factor are the major deteriants. Instead I try to make my own quick, healthy alternatives. Here is a recipe I made … Continue reading

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Quick Breakfast Pancakes

Here’s something for the weekend: The idea of having cooking pancakes for breakfast appeals to me. Until last weekend I have not be able to find the time, I’m always really tired in the mornings and haven’t found a recipe … Continue reading

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Student Recipe for Exam Time

I was talking with my neighbour this week and I was reminded that it is exam time. Her daughter is in her first year at Kent University; I take a particular interest in her progress because I too attended Kent … Continue reading

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New Quick Macaroni Cheese Recipe

On my meal plan section I have a quick macaroni cheese recipe, but I’ve invented a new version, which I think may be even quicker! My good friend Kate requested the recipe and so here it is, enjoy: Serves 4 … Continue reading

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Potato Boats

Now I know this photograph has a picture of a Peppa Pig character, but this is a recipe for adults and children. I made these with my son, because if I can cook lunch and keep him entertained I’ve achieved … Continue reading

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Cookie Decorating

I had my first try at decorating cookies/biscuits with royal icing. I made these duck biscuits just before Easter and my son loved them. For days afterwards he kept coming into the kitchen saying “Any more duck biscuits?” For some … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Tiffin

Prince William’s has chosen his favourite cake for the Wedding Reception. It is interesting that this cake seems to be a favourite of almost every other person I know. While Prince William calls it Chocolate Biscuit Cake, I’ve known it … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Breakfast Cakes

Not long to the Royal Wedding! Yeah, I am excited! I am having a Royal Wedding party with my family so we can enjoy watching the big event together. So, when The Times newspaper ran a competition to design a … Continue reading

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