Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rocky Road’s

Many people will have heard of Rocky Roads.  They are an amazing chocolate covered treat made with marshmallows, cherries and biscuits.  It is hard to get them wrong and are dead easy to make, but I have had inferior ones. … Continue reading

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No Bake Traditional Fifteens

I can’t even try to explain to you how much I love Fifteens.  They are totally awesome.  How can anyone not love biscuits, cherries, marshmallows and coconut all mixed together with condensed milk. When I worked on the farmers market … Continue reading

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Cottage Hair & Beauty Review WOW!

UPDATE – Ok I could just about die with embarrassment but you can see the photos from the make over on the EDP’s photo website (I say giggling) – they are pretty darn cool and the end of a totally fab … Continue reading

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Building Blocks of Baking – Part 8 Spices

Lets take a look at spices. I’m going to look at Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Mixed Spice and Allspice.  Where they come from and how to use them.  Along with some yummy recipes including a traditional Irish Whisky Egg Nog. Nutmeg Botanically … Continue reading

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The Building Blocks of Baking – Part 7 Raising Agents

I want to go through the different raising agents you can use to make your cakes and bakes rise up to the sky.  There are only a few different kinds and they all create a chemical reaction with other ingredients … Continue reading

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Buttermilk and Beauty

Ok while I think of it I want to share how buttermilk can help give you naturally amazing skin.  I usually bake with buttermilk but it’s a fantastic beauty product.  Once which I should really use more.  I have some … Continue reading

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The Building Blocks of Baking – Part 6 Ovens

I want to talk about ovens.  The different types and which is best for baking or does it make no discernible difference.  When I was young we had a wood burning stove.   Now that is a tricky monster to try and … Continue reading

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