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15/02/2019
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Yorkshire Puddings Recipe

Yorkshire. Home of Geoffrey Boycott, York Train Station and putting t’ on t’start of words. But, today we are paying homage to another great Yorkshire staple and everyone’s favourite way to finish a Sunday dinner – the Yorkshire Pudding. Yes, we have a great recipe for one of the more traditional gravy-mopper-uppers. Hang on! Jam?! Whatever floats your boat, mate. But, first, here’s a little history on them, whether you like them soggy, soft or crispy…   Just, where did Yorkshire Puddings come from? Yorkshire.   Right, now it’s time... Read More

12/02/2019
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‘Alexa, are mini ovens any good?’

Hiya. If you Googled ‘mini oven’ or ‘small oven’, here you are… And, if you Googled ‘mini oven tray’, check it out… What about ‘mini oven recipes’? Or maybe ‘mini oven with hob’? ‘Alexa, are mini ovens any good?’ And, I bet you asked ‘Alexa, which mini oven should I buy?’ Do you love mini ovens like we love mini ovens? If you love mini ovens like we love mini ovens, maybe you should buy yourself a mini oven or if you’ve already got a mini oven, you should check... Read More

09/02/2019
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National Pizza Day: Easy Halogen Oven Pizza Recipe

Easy Homemade Pizza Recipe For the homemade pizza dough, you will need: 500g bread flour 325ml of warm water 1 sachet of dried yeast 2 tbsps of vegetable oil 1 tsp of brown sugar Method In one mixing bowl, blend the water, vegetable oil, brown sugar and yeast together. Be sure that the sugar is dissolved. In a second mixing bowl, sieve the flour and make a well in the middle of it, before pouring the liquid mixture into it. Mix the two together thoroughly to create a dough. Sprinkle... Read More

09/02/2019
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National Pizza Day: Pizza Waffle Recipe

It’s National Pizza Day! National Pizza Day has just brought the creative side out of us, so we’re using our very own waffle maker to make this fantastic hole-filler. We know… pizza + waffles = Ingredients Waffle mix 8 ozs of sliced cheese Sliced pepperoni – as much as you’d like. Pizza sauce How to make Pizza Waffles Turn on your waffle maker. Pour your waffle mix into the trays and place the sliced cheese and pepperoni on top. Close lid and cook for 5 minutes. Open up and feast... Read More

07/02/2019
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SW Syn Free Salt and Pepper Chips Recipe by Ebba Christine

Salt and Pepper Air Fryer Chips Recipe Suitable for vegetarians and fussy bairns, this recipe is syn-free on Slimming World and comes from social media extraordinnaire, Ebba Christine! Ingredients 2 jacket potatoes, cut into chips 1 pack of tender stem broccoli 1 red pepper, thinly sliced JD salt and pepper seasoning (alternatively, you could use 1.5 tsps of Chinese 5 spice) Black pepper Fry light Method Microwave the broccoli and leave to one side. Do the same with the red pepper. Place your chips into the air fryer, spray with... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year 2019: Deep Fat Fryer Chinese Sweet ‘N Sour Pork

Ingredients 2 lbs of pork 2 eggs 1 tsp of sesame oil 1 cup cornstarch) ½ tsp of salt 1/4 tsp of pepper Chinese five spices 2 ½ tbsps of canola oil Method for Sweet & Sour Pork In one bowl, mix the cornstarch with the salt, pepper and a pinch of the Chinese Five Spices. In a second bowl, beat the eggs and add the teaspoon of sesame oil. Chop the pork into pieces and coat them with the cornstarch mixture. Dip each piece of pork into the egg... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year: Chinese Chicken Wings Recipe in a Halogen Oven

It’s Chinese New Year, so we thought we’d celebrate with a super simple and simply delicious recipe for Chinese Chicken wings, made in our very own halogen oven. This recipe takes no time at all. Okay, approximately 30 minutes and can serve enough for 6-8 people. Ingredients for Chinese Chicken Wings recipe ¼ kg of chicken wings 2 pressed cloves of garlic 1 finely chopped spring onion 1 ½ tbsp of sesame seeds 3 tbsp of honey ½ tsp of salt 2 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tsp of sesame... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year 2019: Meat grinder noodles recipe

Chinese New Year 2019 Meat grinder noodles recipe Ingredients 360 Grams High Gluten Flour 1 tsp Lye water (Potassium Carbonate Solution) ½ tsp Salt 1 Cup Water Extra Flour for dusting Instructions Put all the ingredients in your mixing bowl (apart from the cup of water) and incorporate thoroughly with the dough hook attachment of your stand food mixer. Gradually add the water and continue to mix for 3 or so minutes. Wrap your mixture in plastic wrap and cool in the fridge overnight. The next morning, break the now-hardened... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year 2019: Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker

Chinese New Year 2019 Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker Ingredients 2 lbs skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup of light soy sauce 1/3 cup of oyster sauce 1/3 cup of honey 6 crushed garlic cloves 1 1/2 tbsps of cornstarch ¼ cup spring onions 1 tbsp of sesame seeds Water Method In your slow cooker bowl, whisk the soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey and garlic together to make a saucy texture. Remove bones from the chicken and coat them in the sauce. Place slow cooker lid on top of the... Read More

31/01/2019
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Bacon, leek and potato soup recipe

  The winner of our Tuesday poll was soup over salad. So… we’ve scanned our cookbooks and dug out this Bacon, leek and potato soup recipe that is so quick and easy to make, it’ll probably take you longer to read than to make. Ingredients 2 leeks 2 large potatoes 1 large onion 25g of unsalted butter 1.4l of vegetable stock 150ml of single cream How to make Bacon, Leek and Potato Soup Melt the butter in the biggest pan you have. Chop the bacon and frying it in the... Read More