Andrew James

24/03/2019
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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

23/03/2019
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A list of the best whoppings (waffle toppings)

At Andrew James, we are MASSIVE fans of waffles and one of the things we love about them is the fact that you can put pretty much anything on them. ANYTHING.   Fruit Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, kiwi. Honestly, with this one, there’s no limit. Go nuts. No, wait. That’s not a fruit. Go bananas! That’s better. Ice cream We’ve got a whole host of delicious flavours that are just crying to be lashed on top of waffle or two. Sauce Yeah, once you’ve picked your ice cream flavour, pick a... Read More

21/03/2019
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Easter recipe (How to make Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine)

This recipe for Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine is great for any Sunday dinner, but it is particularly perfect for Easter Sunday. The slow cooker can work its magic while you’re hunting chocolate eggs. Ingredients 900g lamb shoulder 1 sweet potato, chopped into chunks 1 chopped onion 3 carrots, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp mixed spices 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 lamb stock cube ½ bunch coriander, chopped Method 1. Ensure your lamb is thoroughly defrosted, before placing it in the slow cooker and covering... Read More

17/03/2019
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Death By Brownie Ice Cream Recipe (by missh_mac)

Our ice cool guest blogger, missh_mac is back with ANOTHER delectable ice cream recipe for this Ice Cream Sunday. Death by Brownie is such a fabulous flavour that even the distinct lack of sunshine outside (at time of writing) cannot stop you from enjoying this homemade ice cream. Death by Brownie Ice Cream 480ml double cream 250ml skim milk 50g unsweetened cocoa powder 5 egg yolks 120ml honey 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt 12 brownie cubes, cut into small pieces (I used Sainsbury’s brownie bites) Method 1. Heat... Read More

16/03/2019
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How good is our 2 slice Waffle Maker with adjustable temperature?

With excellent recipe ideas, the Andrew James 2 Slice Waffle Maker with adjustable temperature is the perfect appliance for breakfast in bed on a lazy Sunday morning or a great mid-week meal or even just a fill-you-up snack. Whether you prefer soft and fluffy waffles or dark and crispy ones, the adjustable temperature control dial on the Andrew James 2 Slice Waffle Maker with adjustable temperature allows you to choose your preferred waffle texture. Safe to use, the Andrew James 2 Slice Waffle Maker with adjustable temperature comes with a... Read More

15/03/2019
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A list of ways to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays

The School Holidays… In theory, they are a time of relaxation and bright sunshine. In reality, it can be a hellish trip to soft play, just so you can have a sit-down. Thanks to Andrew James, we have a list of great activities that are great for keeping the kids entertained.   Picnic If it’s a lovely day, then it’s a perfect day for a picnic. Find the nicest spot where you can sit as a family or even if it’s just you and the other half, while the little... Read More

15/03/2019
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Feel Good Friday: Red Thai Curry Recipe (by renovate_at_28)

It’s Feel Good Friday! Whilst doing up their dream home, renovate_at_28 continues to inspire us with delicious recipes made with our products while her home is a building site. Here they are with their delicious Red Thai Curry recipe, using the Andrew James Double Hob, dubbed by renovate_at_28 as their ‘sidekick’.   Red Thai Curry by renovate_at_28 You know you have a good thai curry, regardless of the colour, when it has a film of oil of the top of it that is smooth and not speckled. When you make... Read More

13/03/2019
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Chicken & Ham Hock Pie Recipe (By Lord Lethris)

National Poultry Day is on the horizon and Lord Lethris, one of our legendary guest bloggers, has been working away on a recipe that has to be tasted to be believed.   Chicken & Ham Hock Pie Recipe Ingredients (No real measurements, we’re going in old skool! – This does about 3-4ish people): Some chicken breasts (Maybe 3) A lump of ham hock, or just a lump of gammon (pre-cooked – Morissons do it) A Pint of milk Plain Flour Some grated cheese (extra strong Mature is best) Coarse whole... Read More

12/03/2019
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St Patrick’s Day Recipe: Lemon & Ricotta Ring Cake (By Irish Baking Adventures)

Just when you thought our talented Guest Bloggers couldn’t get any more inspirational, here we have the sublime Irish Baking Adventures with a fantastic recipe that is just perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. This is a Lemon & Ricotta Cake – St Patrick’s Day Style Ingredients 170g unsalted butter, at room temperature 200g plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tsp salt 150g ricotta cheese 360g caster sugar 3 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Zest of 1 to 2 lemons 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Green Colouring Chocolate... Read More

12/03/2019

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: How To Make Her Day Extra Special

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you need to be sure you are set with the perfect gift. If not, do not fear. Here at Andrew James, we’ve got you covered for 31st March. From the latest must-have gadgets and kitchen gifts through to additional ways that’ll make her day extra special, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to Mother’s Day gifts. So grab a cup of tea, sit back, and prepare to be inspired…   Explore kitchen gift ideas Is your mum a keen baker? Ensure her baked... Read More