Honey and Mustard Roast Ham

Ham. More than just a sandwich filler. I have recently become very conscious about meat quality.  We’ve significantly reduced our meat intake and we aim to eat much less but better quality meat and ham is definitely on that list.  I am often surprised how few pre-packaged hams are NOT pre-formed and or full of…

Bunny Vanilla Butter Biscuits

Crumbly, sweet and buttery. These biscuits are really easy to make and I use them as my basic biscuit recipe and tweak as needed for the different seasons and occasions! You can let the dough rest in the fridge for 30 mins to a couple of days or even make a double batch and freeze…

Lemon Curd Filled Cupcakes

Its no secret that citrus flavours are my favourite, and not too long ago I had a ‘thing’ for lemon curd- in that I HAD to find ways to put it in anything and everything! I was also having a thing for baking… and well voila! These are more like a traditional British fairy cake…

Chunky Cool Mango Salsa

Refreshing, cool and tasty, this chunky mango salsa is the perfect accompaniment to lots of meals, in particular spicy BBQ meats and fish. Best made in advance to allow the flavours to really mingle and develop; this is ideal to serve at a summer BBQ where you can prepare in advance but deliver an impressive…

Maple Glazed Roast Ham

Ham. A staple lunch box meat, consumed often, bought in packets or if you’re feeling flush – off the deli counter and usually slapped between two sliced of bread. Nothing wrong with that of course it’s rather convenient… but have you considered how much it costs for a couple of slices? When you can buy…

Open Sandwiches ‘Kanapka’

This is another one of those things I just grew up with and never thought twice about. The ‘kanapka’ – which roughly translates to sandwich-  seems to be very much an Eastern European thing, though they do have some history in the UK from the middle ages where slabs of bread were used as plates…

Loaded Potato Skins

The name says it all!  Loaded with cheese these beauties taste as naughty as they look!  Not recommended for anyone watching the calories!  These are ideal as a snack or a side to BBQ or grilled meats and fish – just as easy to make in large quantities  as they are for two!  And if…