Emily Jackson

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Naked Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

When it comes to Victoria sponge cake, we’re on it like a car bonnet. When they look as good as this naked cake, then that changes the game completely. As this is a two tier cake, the ingredients list and the time it takes to prepare is fairly extensive – but it’s well worth it for those with the right amount of time on their hands. We propped ours up on a 5 in 1 Multifunctional Cake Stand.       Ingredients   900g baking margarine 900g caster sugar 900g self... Read More


Crispy Camembert Bites

  Who doesn’t love cheese? Now that we’ve got that little formality out of the way, we can get on with providing you with this delicious delicacy that will be a winner for the family or any guests who might (unsurprisingly) pop in once they hear what you’re making! Ingredients 1 Camembert wheel 2 eggs 35g breadcrumbs 50g dried cranberries Salt and pepper to taste.   Method   You can cook the Camembert in a Camembert Baker, but we decided to poke holes in it and stuffed the whole wheel... Read More

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Barbecue Chinese Pork with Crispy Kale and Egg Fried Quinoa

  We are completely addicted to Chinese cuisine – but forget that greasy takeaway. This recipe is both unbelievable tasty AND healthy! Remember: prior preparation prevents poor performance. Particularly when it comes to pork.   Ingredients    150g pork tenderloin 100g quinoa 75g kale 1 spring onion 1 egg ½ red onion ½ red pepper   Using a mixture of Hoisin sauce, sherry vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and Chinese five spice, marinade the tender fillet of pork for half an hour. Put the divider in the Deep Fat Fryer and pop... Read More


Duck and Waffle Recipe

  Here at Andrew James, we’re fanatical about waffles. Whether they’re topped with chocolaty goodness or a full roast dinner, we’re there with bells on. Today we’re indulging in a king-like feast of Duck and Waffles. The combo of meat and sweet has long been a big hit across the pond in the US, with chicken and waffles being a meal staple of Diners up and down America. The introduction of Duck into the line-up is inspired by London restaurant ‘Duck and Waffle’s signature (and namesake) dish, and who doesn’t love duck?!... Read More


Chicken, Hummus and Quinoa Buddha bowl

  Buddha bowls are the biggest thing in the foodie world right now, and we’re jumping on the bandwagon with our own creation. The great thing about them is how easy they are to make, and you can make a little go a long way – for a low price as well. This dish is made up of delicious hummus, tasty grilled chicken, healthy quinoa and all the nutrient packed goodness of avocado, red onion, plum tomatoes, cucumber and red chilli. There may be a lot of steps to create... Read More

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National Doughnut Week Recipe: Mini Chocolate Doughnut Surprises

  “Doughnuts. Is there anything they can’t do?” asked Homer Simpson. Well, we’re pretty confident that he would lose his mind for these ones. Never mind Homer, actually, anyone who likes deep fried things and anything chocolatey would be mad not to give these a go and we’re determined to give you the best recipes you’ve ever laid eyes on…     Ingredients 550g plain flour 260ml milk 70g butter 1tbsp baking powder 1 box of chocolates   Method  Combine the flour and baking powder in a bowl, and rub... Read More


White Chocolate and Raspberry Pancake

This pancake recipe is one of the traditionalists out there. If you say down with the low carb, low fat food, then this is the one for you. This pancake doesn’t just ditch the low carb brigade, it rolls it up in a carpet and beats the living daylights out of it. With a mighty two bags of white chocolate buttons, real flour, eggs, milk and raspberry sauce, this is one recipe sure to kick those sugar cravings into touch.     Ingredients    2 eggs 100g plain flour 100ml... Read More

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Muffin

We were craving some super indulgent and devilishly tasty chocolate muffins – which we’ve took one step further by topping them off with delicious salted caramel sauce. Yum.     Like any good recipe, these are so satisfyingly simple to make they’ll have you preheating the oven for batch two in no time.   Ingredients   125g plain flour 100ml milk 60g sugar 25g cocoa powder 2tbsp oil 1tsp baking powder 1 egg       Method   So, it start with turn on that oven and set it to 160C.... Read More


Big Daddy Burger

  Sometimes you’re just hankering for a good burger, you know? Sometimes that hunger can get a bit next level. Fortunately, we’ve been working hard in the kitchen to bring you the best hunger busting burger you have ever seen; one anyone can make! Today (the 23rd August) is National Burger Day and we wanted to celebrate in style; hence the creation of the Big Daddy Burger.       Because greed can be good sometimes, this is loaded with all the staples of a serious carnivores diet. Double burger,... Read More


Sausage Polpette with Butternut Squash Fettuccine

It’s summer time now and everyone is trying to slim down and tone up (guilty), and one of the ways to do that is using a spiralizer or vegetable slicer to make low-carb alternatives to pasta dishes. The thing about these recipes is that taste isn’t compromised in any way by adding in butternut and taking away pasta. In fact, I’d say that the overall taste of the dish is actually enhanced.