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CP Pretzel Dogs

June 20, 2015


The first of a new series of monthly posts for the Center Parcs Blog: Pretzel Dogs with Beer Cheese Dip.

Donut Holes

March 25, 2015


No doughnuts were harmed in the making of these holes.

Chocolate Dream Cake

August 13, 2014


Choose life: Choose a big meringuey pudding that takes up a whole shelf in the fridge and a weeks worth of calories in your belly.

Buttermilk Pyclets/Pikelets

May 2, 2014


Toaster friendly, tasting of crumpets, easy as pie…Pyclets.

Massive Meatballs

April 15, 2014


Bigger than your average meatball.

Chipotle and Black Bean Tostadas

March 12, 2014


If you can't buy them: make them.

Toad in the Hole

March 6, 2014


No toads were harmed in the making of this hole.

My New Favourite Brownies

February 28, 2014


If I sign up for a brownie, this is the one that I want.

New Year’s Day Pancakes

January 1, 2014


My New Year's resolution is to worry less about things being 'just so'. This may mean you see a few more posts like this; Just things we do every day, not fussy or clever…just the things we make.

George’s Diamond Sword

November 16, 2013


If you've never heard of Minecraft then this may not mean anything to you. But let me tell you...this is the ideal weapon to save yourself from the zombie apocalypse.

French Toast PB & J

June 26, 2013


Sometimes you just have to try things.

Funnel Cakes

May 25, 2013


We never made it to the funnel cake stand, so we made our own.

Hot Soft Pretzels

February 16, 2013


Hot, soft, buttery, cinnamon sugar-coated pretzels - twisted and dipped by George.

Oat & Almond Crumble Cookies

January 30, 2013


I usually just make half a batch of these oat and almond biscuits. A full plateful would be too tempting, but don't let me stop you.


August 21, 2012


Today the boy and I made fresh egg pasta for lunch.

Caramel Apple Cloud Pancake

May 18, 2012


Oh really...more oven baked pancakes? I know, I know, but this one is another winner. I promise. It's a good way to turn a crisp green apple into a decadent dessert for two or a greedy breakfast for one. What's not to like?

Make it Flaky

May 8, 2012


I am not sharing this because it’s healthy. I am not sharing this because it’s pretty. It’s not even a clever or complicated dish. In fact…you could say that it’s just a big sausage roll. Point taken. I wanted to show you a quick flaky pastry recipe that I think is easier to make than […]

Soft Raspberry Coconut Ice

April 26, 2012


This Raspberry Coconut Ice from Dan Lepard tastes good, it's pretty, easy to make and you don't need to cook it. I like that it's kind of retro too.

Chocolate Popcorn

April 8, 2012


Oh, I almost forgot. Here is my vague nod towards Easter chocolatiness. Fresh popcorn, drizzled with melted white chocolate, sprinkled with ‘hundreds and thousands’, a pinch of salt and Cadbury’s mini eggs. Good for Easter weekend movie viewing. Happy Easter.


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