A slice of butterscotch tart on a plate with a fork, on a grey tea towel and white marble work top

(This post has been updated from the original May 2014 version to provide a better experience for you) Flaky shortcrust pastry filled with a smooth and creamy butterscotch filling – butterscotch tart is the stuff of childhood dreams! Adapted from an original dinner lady recipe, this classic school dessert will take you straight back to […]

Millionaire's shortbread bar leaning on another bar on scrunched up white baking paper

(This post has been updated from the original April 2014 version to provide a better experience for you) Millionaire’s shortbread is a British baking classic! With a shortbread biscuit base, sweet soft caramel and oodles of chocolate, this is a treat that everyone will love. My easy to follow step by step picture recipe, video […]

A slice of Kinder Bueno cheesecake on a plate with a fork and Kinder Bueno pieces with purple tulle in the background

When it comes to showstopping desserts, this no bake Kinder Bueno cheesecake is KING! It looks stunning, is filled to the brim with Kinder flavour and guess what? It’s easy to make! Just like my no bake chocolate cheesecake, this Kinder cheesecake is a seriously impressive dessert to pull out at dinner parties and family […]

Carrot loaf cake topped with cream cheese frosting on a worktop with a cloth and forks in the background

With a deep rich flavour and velvety cream cheese frosting, this intensely delicious carrot cake loaf recipe is one you should definitely have in your armoury! More flavour intense than my ultimate carrot cake recipe, this spiced version gives you snuggly warm hug with every bite! Read on for the full recipe, helpful tips and […]

Chicken teriyaki in a small bowl with chop sticks balanced on top

(This post has been updated from the original October 2011 version to provide a better experience for you) Looking for an easy chicken teriyaki recipe that’s authentically Japanese and intensely delicious? You’re in the right place! With a traditional teriyaki sauce and seriously succulent chicken, this chicken teriyaki is easy to recreate at home whilst […]

Tuna pasta bake in a large frying pan on a white table cloth with two silver forks

(This post has been updated from the original September 2015 version to provide a better experience for you) This tuna pasta bake recipe is a comfort food classic! Just like my cajun sausage pasta recipe, you have your protein, your carbs and bags of flavour. The perfect weeknight family meal, this tuna pasta bake is cheap, […]

A loose bottomed fluted tart tin lined with unbaked shortcrust pastry surrounded by pastry leaves, a pastry blender and some fabric.

By the end of this post, not only will you love this easy shortcrust pastry recipe but you will have mastered making it like a total baking pro! It can seem tricky at times but if you let me show you how to make shortcrust pastry (the easy way!) I promise you won’t ever be […]

freshly cooked rice scattered with chopped coriander in the top bowl of a stack of 3 with a fork next to it

Want to know how to cook rice perfectly every single time? You’re in the right place! With no gimmicks and no expensive equipment – this post will show you just how easy it is to cook rice to perfection every time you make it. WITHOUT FAIL! Read on for lots of helpful tips and the […]

White chocolate raspberry brownies in a stack on a wooden worktop

(This post has been updated from the original February 2018 version to provide a better experience for you) These indulgent white chocolate raspberry brownies are gloriously decadent and indulgent! If you love raspberries, can’t resist gooey chocolate brownies and are looking for the perfect luxurious dessert – you’re definitely in the right place. Read on […]

Pickled beetroot in a jar with a lettuce leaf next to it

Ever wondered how to pickle beetroot at home? It’s super simple and it tastes a million times better than shop bought! This is my Gran’s trusted recipe that’s been perfected over many years of trial and error. Trust me, just like with my homemade sweet chilli jam, you won’t want another sandwich without it! Read […]

Chocolate hobnobs on a cooling rack set over newspaper dipped in chocolate

(This post has been updated from the original July 2014 version to provide a better experience for you) If you want sensationally chunky, chocolate dipped, gloriously golden, oaty pieces of heaven, this chocolate hobnobs recipe is for you! Just like my choc chip oat cookies, these are really easy to make and super moreish. I […]

Two halves of a cheese scone being held so you can see the light flaky centre

This cheese scones recipe yields the most beautifully light and flaky golden bites of heaven! Easy to follow with perfect results, my Gran’s cheese scones recipe is one that you’ll make again and again! Keep reading for the full step by step recipe, tons of helpful info, tips and much more… One thing that’s really […]

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