The worlds BEST hot chocolate.

I’m going to confess something rather shocking… I dont like Hot chocolate. *Gasp* I just dont, I dont like chocolate ice cream, chocolate cake or chocolate milkshake either, give me an actual bar of chocolate though and i’m happy as larry. Wierd eh. You’re probably wondering why as someone that doesnt like hot chocolate am … [Read more…]

Double Chocolate millionaires shortbread.

Today i’m back with another mouthwateringly good recipe. Double chocolate millionaires shortbread. A layer of buttery shortbread, topped with fudgey caramel, finished off with a smooth double chocolate layer. Perfection in one slice. It is really simple to make, certainly not quick though, but the majority of time in-between starting and getting to eat it … [Read more…]

Homemade cold remedy.

‘Tis the season… for cold and flu. Especially if you’ve got little ones at school or nursery. Germs breed amongst children, and then they multiply in your home before infecting everyone else, leaving you to look after everyone whilst still suffering – Ahh don’t you just love winter. Well… suffer no more, with this all … [Read more…]

Cheesy pull-apart bread.

I’ve seen these floating about looking all cheesy and delicious, so I finally decided to have a go at making some pull apart bread, making my own little tweaks. This stuff, is the absolute bomb – as long as you’re a cheese lover that is! Which I most definitely am. So, i’m going to stop … [Read more…]

Homemade butter.

I’m all about the basics, whether its sharing my little tweaks to make quality homemade british classics, or simplifying it all with a basic recipe. Today I’m going way back to the very basic of know hows, homemade butter. Butter is used in all baking and most dishes, its been used for thousands of years. … [Read more…]

DIY: Autumn twig wreath.

I first tried this project back when I lived in Germany, using the array of bushes and trees we had in our garden. Its so simple and cheap, also makes you wonder why the ones in the shops are so expensive. Once we moved back to the UK I cherished it even more, knowing I … [Read more…]

A very DIY halloween.

  Its officially the week of halloween! We love this holiday in our house. We aren’t one of those overtop types, the ones that decorate every centimetre of their house in fake spider webs & life-size ghouls. But we do like to put a little around the front of the house for when the trick-o-treaters … [Read more…]