Andrew James

andrew-james-cafetiere 03/04/2017

Which is the Coffee Machine for You?

Anyone who knows us, knows we love coffee and have a fantastic range of machines available to buy. But all that choice can be confusing – so what machine is best for when? And as UK Coffee Week is coming up – what better time to learn about your options?

andrew-james-cultivator 22/03/2017

When is the Best Time to Cultivate Your Garden?

Spring is an odd season isn’t it? It’s not quite cold enough to be winter, but it doesn’t seem to be getting any warmer – so gardening is probably the last thing on your mind. However, it is exactly the right time for getting your garden ready for the rest of the year. Read on to understand what cultivating is and why you should be cultivating your soil in early spring.


Don’t Panic – Mother’s Day Gift Ideas are Here

  Make Mum’s Day Special… Mother’s Day always sends everyone into a panic. Firstly – Mother’s Day is the 26th March this year (you’re welcome). Now, as it is only roughly two weeks away, we bet you’re in a bit of a flap. All right stop, don’t panic and listen. We’ve got your back with some brand new inspiration (bonus points if you guessed the song). So scroll on, and take a look at our gift ideas for mums who are bakers, cooks, pamper lovers and even gardeners.

Low carb protein pancake 21/02/2017

How to Make Gluten Free, Low Carb, High Protein Pancakes

It’s that time of year when everyone is going flipping crazy over crepes, pancakes, and even pancake cakes. So, if you’re still sticking to your New Year good intentions come February, then:a) Well done, and b) Be warned – Pancake Day will be a true test of your willpower!

Breakfast Crepe 21/02/2017

How to Cook: Full English Breakfast Crepes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets you up for tackling the emails at the office, and it makes dealing with 9am meetings a whole lot easier when you aren’t concerned that the entire boardroom can hear your stomach rumble.

White chocolate and raspberry pancake 17/02/2017

How to Cook: Gooey Chocolate and Raspberry Crepes

Crepes are so versatile; they can be simple, they can be savoury, they can even be healthy (don’t believe us? See our Low Carb High Protein pancake!). When it comes to this recipe though, there’s only one word we can use to describe it: indulgent.

Andrew James Cookie Dough recipe 14/02/2017

Feel Good Friday: Cookie Dough Chaos Recipe

Some things are born of genius. Others, of a hungry stomach. Our cookie dough chaos is a little of both. Featuring a crisp cookie topping, melty marshmallows, and oozing chocolate before hitting that soft cookie base – it really is the thing dreams are made of.


How to Make: Crustless Quiche with Quark

If you’re on Slimming World, weight loss meals that are new and delicious can be really hard to find. If – like us – you want a quick recipe that will feed you and your family, you’ve come to the right place. This quiche recipe is healthy, low fat, low syn and completely yummy.


Coxinha Recipe

Here’s a delicious Coxinha dough recipe – the fillings are yours to choose. Ingredients 60ml chicken stock 470ml whole milk 1 tbsp unsalted butter 250g all-purpose flour 2 Egg yolks 100g breadcrumbs Oil, for frying Method Heat the chicken stock up and, when it’s boiling, add the milk. Put the butter in and mix until the butter melts. Stir in the flour and mix until it thickens. Allow the mixture to cool, before tearing off pieces and flatten into small discs, before adding the filling of your choice and pinching... Read More