The Handmaid’s Tale Recipes: Blessed be the Fruit …smoothie

Blessed Day   We thought long and hard about which Healthy Smoothie flavour we were going to make for this week’s The Handmaid’s Tale recipe. Batting ideas back and forward, we just couldn’t decide which was going to be the main fruity ingredient. Until it hit us (not literally). Of course, if we were going to make a fruit smoothie to enjoy while watching Handmaid’s Tale Season 3, it had to be…   That’s right. Using our very own Smoothie Maker, we’ve rustled up and delicious, easy and healthy Banana... Read More


British Food Fortnight: Fruit Scone Recipe

Isn’t it great to be British? We’re feeling all patriotic with British Food Fortnight  and we’re enjoying making lush bait to celebrate. This blog includes a delcious Fruit Scone Recipe and, if you’re anything like us, you’ll be arguing about two things… 1. How to say it (scone, as in ‘gone’ or scone, as in ‘cone’) 2. And whether it’s jam or cream first – to keep everyone happy, we’ll use GIFs to show both. Easy Fruit Scone ingredients 225g of self-raising flour (maybe have a little extra for dusting)... Read More

The Handmaid's Tale Season 3: Blessed be the Fruit Cake 10/06/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale Recipes: Blessed be the Fruit …cake

  Under His Eye. The Handmaid’s Tale is back for a third season and we are on hand to serve up some delicious recipes for you to eat while watching June, Luke, Nick and Serena Joy’s shenanigans. Trying to be healthy-ish, our series of recipes are called…wait for it… Blessed be the fruit. Our first, a Fruit Pie Recipe can be found here. For Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 Episode 2, we have a delicious Fruit Cake Recipe.     Ingredients Serves: 8 225g self-raising flour 110g butter 110g sugar 225g... Read More

Strawberry Sorbet recipe from missh_mac 21/05/2019

Strawberry Sorbet from missh_mac

We are being proper spoiled by missh_mac and her Ice Cream and Sorbet recipes. Armed with her trusty Ice Cream Maker, she continues to wow us with delicious treats, like this Strawberry Sorbet Recipe. Cool and refreshing, this sorbet is ideal for the Summer months.     Strawberry Sorbet Ingredients 1kg strawberries, washed 225g sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste 1/2 teaspoon salt     Strawberry Sorbet Method Cut the tops off from strawberries and purée in a blender or food processor until smooth. You might need a little... Read More

Honeydew sorbet recipe 20/05/2019

Honeydew Sorbet Recipe from missh_mac

Our ice cream maestra missh_mac has been busy making sorbets with her Andrew James Ice Cream Maker, including this delectable recipe for Honeydew Sorbet.     Honeydew Sorbet Ingredients 1 honeydew melon 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp maple syrup or honey   Honeydew Sorbet Method Slice the honeydew into 1″ chunks and blend with the lemon juice and sweetener. You may need to add a couple tablespoons of water to help it to start blending. Pour into your ice cream maker and let it run. Put into your container... Read More


A list of Spring fruit and vegetables

To get a proper spring in your step, have a little look at all the fruit and veg that are coming into season…this season.   Asparagus If you like the look of flowers that haven’t bloomed yet, get your laughing gear round some asparagus this Spring. Carrots Everyone’s favourite orange fruit and/or vegetable. You know…after oranges. It’s carrots! Cauliflowers Not a real collie and not a real flower. Celeriac When the vegetable in question could easily replace the head of any monster from a horror film, you know it’s not... Read More


Smoothie Recipes

  Alongside being quick and easy to prepare, Smoothies are a great way to pack loads of essential fruit and veg into your day with minimal preparation efforts. If your kids are fussy eaters whose faces shrivels up at the sight of anything green, smoothies are fantastic for sneaking in things like spinach, kale and carrot, and disguising them with the ever-colourful and flavoursome berries; what kid could turn down a super sweet berry smoothie?!   Smoothies are also the perfect choice for when you’re in the mood for a treat, but... Read More

Andrew James Bread and butter pudding recipe 11/07/2017

How to Make: Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and butter pudding is a staple dessert in British households. Packed with bread that would otherwise be thrown away, this dessert really is a fantastic way to bring life to stale bread.


How to Make: The Best Piña Colada Recipe

Do you like piña coladas, and getting caught in the rain? If you don’t understand this reference, you’re probably too young to drink alcohol, so please stop reading… However, if you do, read on for the best piña colada recipe around.

How to Make: Juice

Staying fit can be difficult – so making little changes can make the world of difference to you. Best place to start is with homemade meals, and drinks. While store bought juices are packed with fruit, you often do see preservatives added to prolong their shelf life, stabilisers and even colourants. So what do you do when you want the purest juice possible? You make your own.