Life Hacks

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Game of Thrones: Dragon Eggs recipe

Game of Thrones is back and here is a nice and easy recipe to make and enjoy while watching it… Dragon Eggs Ingredients 6 eggs 1 tbsp mayonnaise ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 tsp mustard 1 tbsp paprika (for garnish)   Method Use the egg boiler to boil your eggs to the level you want them to be. Leave to cool for 5 mins before peeling the eggs and slicing them. Scoop the yolks out and place in a bowl, while putting the egg whites on an extra... Read More

Andrew James Ice Cream Maker recipe 12/04/2019
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Cereal Milk Ice Cream Recipe by missh_mac

This incredible recipe from missh_mac, our talented guest blogger and Ice Cream legend is perfect for the Andrew James Ice Cream Maker and for the upcoming warmer weather. Over to you, missh_mac… The ingredients for this may sound excessive but the cereal does soak a lot of the mixture overnight. Cereal Milk Ice Cream Recipe 960ml double cream 480ml whole milk 340g granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups of cereal   Cereal Milk Ice Cream Method Stir the cream, milk, sugar, salt and vanilla in... Read More

Line of Duty inspired Good Friday recipe for fish and chips 11/04/2019
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Dine of Duty: Healthy Fish and Chips Recipe

WARNING: THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SERIES 1-4 OF LINE OF DUTY!!! DO NOT PROCEED IF YOU’RE NOT UP TO DATE!!!   Line of Duty is gripping the nation (or this writer, at least) so much that our Dine of Duty has gone viral. Well, not quite, but the official Line of Duty Twitter page liked it. Twice! Anyway, as Good Friday is coming up, we thought we’d write this Feel Good Friday recipe and hark back to Series 2 to when Lynsey Denton (played by Keeley Hawes) and Steve... Read More

Deep Fill Toastie Maker 08/04/2019
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National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day: The Simple Cheese Sandwich Recipe

The question on everybody’s lips: When is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day? The answer everybody wants to hear: It’s Today! Not 100% healthy, but this Feel Good Friday, forget ‘Are Grilled Cheese Sandwiches good for you?’ and think about ‘What goes good with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches?’ Howzabout… Tomato Soup? Chips? Salad? Toasted Cheese Sandwich Recipe Ingredients 2 slices of wholemeal bread 2 slices of ham (optional) Slices of cheese (your choice, but we recommend Edam, Cheddar, Red Leicester, Emmental, Mozzarella, Monterey Jack and any other cheese you may think of)... Read More

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Butter Ice Cream Recipe by missh_mac

Are you looking for a super easy ice cream recipe that’s something a little different? missh_mac, our ice cream maestra is back and with her Instarecipes, has been blowing us away with a wide range of flavours. Here she is with her luscious Butter Ice Cream… Being extremely adventurous with this one. I wanted to create something off the wall and thought this would be interesting. It tastes fabulous on top of warmed pancakes.   Butter Ice Cream Ingredients 750ml double cream 6 egg yolks 170g butter (melted) 144g sugar Butter... Read More

Defrost Tray thawing food from the fridge freezer 05/04/2019

A list of ways the Quick Thaw Defrost Tray can help you out in the kitchen

Got people coming round this Easter? Always finding yourself low on time when getting dinner ready? Wondering how to defrost chicken quickly after your gym workout? The Andrew James Quick Thaw Defrost Tray is a bit of a mouthful, but it is also a must for anyone who wants to be better prepared in the kitchen or feels that they never have enough time to cook food from frozen. Ideal for: Those who may freeze a lot of food (night shift week, perhaps?) Those who need to defrost chicken fast... Read More

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Vegan Pina Colada Ice Cream Recipe by missh_mac

missh_mac is back with another fantastic ice cream recipe. This Vegan Ice Cream is just delicious and is perfect for everyone with the weather warming up.   This ice cream was made with 2 thoughts: Since I got my ice cream maker, I wanted to make an ice cream for my friend who is vegan. I wanted to make something special for him to try. My second thought was to make a cocktail based ice cream and this was the result… 400ml coconut milk 450ml coconut cream 64g sugar 60ml... Read More

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Feel Good Friday…so, how do we feel good?

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that I aim for a fun, informative and quite sarcastic tone. Well, apologies, dear reader, but today, you’ve found me in something of a philosophical mood.   Yes, for this Feel Good Friday blog, I’m trying to solve the mystery of how to feel good.   I see on Twitter each and every day at least one of our followers feeling down, low, unloved or fearful in some way. Now, if you’re here for in-depth medical advice, apologies, but this is more... Read More

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4 Slice Belgian Waffle Maker with adjustable temperature

I’m assuming you must be wondering if waffle makers are safe, if waffle makers are worth it and are waffle makers easy to use, otherwise you wouldn’t be here. The Andrew James 4 Slice Belgian Waffle Maker covers all those bases.   Whether you like your waffles light and fluffy or prefer them darker and a touch crispier, this waffle machine is ideal for making delicious waffles of any kind. This is down to the accessible and adjustable temperature control dial. Not common on traditional waffle irons – believe us.... Read More

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Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream (by missh_mac)

Sunday Sundae! We love you lot so much that we are treating you with yet ANOTHER fantastic recipe from missh_mac, our ice cream extraordinaire! Here she has an easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy lemon meringue pie ice cream recipe.   I made this ice cream because it reminds me of my mum. She loves Lemon Meringue Pie and I know she will love this. It’s quite tart but the meringues give the right amount of sweetness. Lemon Meringue Ice Cream 500g carton fresh custard 142ml carton single cream 142ml carton double cream The zest... Read More