Easter Cake recipe 10/04/2019
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Easter Cake Recipe: Chocolate Nest Cake (from Irish Baking Adventures)

Our talented friend, Irish Baking Adventures has been incredibly busy in the kitchen, supplying us with a deliciously chocolatey recipe for a cake that is out-of-this-world perfect for Easter. INGREDIENTS CAKE 300g caster sugar 180g plain flour 50g good quality cocoa powder 1tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2 eggs 250ml milk 100g butter, melted 2 tsp vanilla extract 250ml boiling water   FILLING 1 tub mascarpone cheese 250ml cream 30g icing sugar 1tsp vanilla extract Orange food colouring   DRIZZLE 200g white chocolate Orange “Candy”... Read More

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Easter recipe: Roast Gammon Ham in the Halogen Oven

Forget Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver this Easter. For a truly delicious Easter dinner, you only need one name in your kitchen and that’s Andrew James. With our Halogen Oven – whether you have the premium model or the 12 litre digital model with a hinged lid – this Easter recipe will certainly satisfy your dinner guests. Cooking a ham can sometimes be a tricky business, but with the Andrew James Halogen Oven (as well as this recipe), you’ll not have to worry too much…   Once thoroughly defrosted, put... Read More

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A list of Andrew James products to help make an easy Easter

  Whatever your views on Easter as a festival, it’s a lovely opportunity to gather your family and friends around and spend some quality time together. If you are hosting, it can be a stressful time, but we would like to introduce some quality products that will take the panic out of the proceedings and allow you and your guests to have fun.   Baking Should you be an avid baker and have the desire to present deliciously baked cakes and biscuits, we have a range of appliances that can... Read More

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14th February: Your guide to the perfect Valentine’s Day

It’s almost time to say… Happy Valentine’s Day! Yes, love is in the air and if you are looking for ways to make your Valentine’s day, you’ve come to the right place. We have got the timeline to the perfect 14th February: 7:00am – Wake up and open presents. May we suggest these fantastic Valentine’s Day gift ideas? Stand Food Mixer Do you live with a Paul Hollywood wannabe? Help them step up their baking game with this great appliance. Then, sit back and think of all the cakes they’re... Read More

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Feel Good Friday: Easy Cocktail Recipes

  For this week’s Feel Good Friday blog, we’re embracing our inner Brian Flanagan (it’s Tom Cruise’s character from Cocktail) and sharing some fantastic concoctions! Well, since you ask, Tom, we’ve got one for each of the first five spirits we could think of in three seconds. Cheers to easy cocktail recipes!   For the Gin lovers… Tom Collins We’re starting this off old-school and treating you guys to an all-time classic gin cocktail recipe. Ingredients 50ml gin 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 125ml chilled soda water How do... Read More

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Geet big chocolate cake recipe for a slow cooker

Ingredients 500g of chocolate cake mix 1 packet chocolate dessert mix 4 eggs 450g of soured cream 150g of chocolate chips or chopped chocolate 180ml of veg oil 230ml of water Method In a geet big bowl, blend together the cake mix and the pudding mix. Push down in the centre of the mix to make a dip and fill it with the eggs, soured cream, oil and water. Use the beater attachment to blend until the ingredients are proper mixed together. After about 5 minutes of that, hoy in... Read More

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A closer look at the Andrew James Halogen Oven

Hello. We’re taking this opportunity to troubleshoot the Andrew James Halogen Oven, answering some FAQs we get about it. Are Halogen Ovens any good? Well, we’re obviously going to say ‘yes’, because we sell them. But, even so, we think they are pretty nifty. Mainly because of the whole range of meals you can make in them: Lemon & Herb Chicken Frozen Veggie Burgers Quiche Banana Bread Chilli Roasted Veg Scones Roast Gammon Lemon Tart Baked Potatoes Hot Dogs & Burgers Various Cuts of Steak Full English Breakfast Frozen Chicken... Read More

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A list of products to help enjoy the Grand National and football this weekend

When you realise it’s a massive weekend of sport coming up! On Saturday, we have the main event of the Grand National at Aintree. If you prefer balls to horses, however, the Premier League is hotting up, with each team will be looking for strong run-in towards the end of the season. And, on top of that, it’s FA Cup Semi-final weekend, with Man City facing off against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, before Wolves vs Watford on Sunday. So, what can we do to keep you fully fed... Read More

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National Storytelling Week: Drinks inspired by two different stories (Orange Milkshake recipe and Bond’s Martini recipe)

  Rounding off our National Storytelling Week Menu, we’ve got a couple of beverages to wash the three-course meal down. One for kids and one not for kids, these two drinks are so iconic and are incredibly easy to make. First up, is the children-friendly drink (from a not-so children-friendly story). Orange Milkshake recipe (inspired by Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange) Ingredients 2 cups of fresh orange juice 3 scoops of vanilla ice cream ½ cup of milk 2 tsps of white sugar How to make an Orange Milkshake Pour... Read More

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The best products to help avoid the snow

  The experts say it’s going to snow this week. Unfortunately, we can’t do anything about that, but we can make sure you’re full of delicious warm coffee and tasty warm meals when the nasty weather hits. Wet & Dry Coffee Grinder Ideal for grinding aromatic coffee beans, as well as nuts and spices, this grinder has stainless steel blades that will easily chop through wet and dry foodstuffs. Premium 12 Litre Digital Halogen Oven Previously featured on Channel 5’s The Gadget Show, this model is perfect for cooking healthy... Read More