Winner of the Cooking Gorgeous Apron

Thank you all so much for entering the Cooking Gorgeous apron giveaway. A winning comment has been picked at random and I’m delighted to announce that Fiona has won! Fiona, an email is on it’s way to you giving details…

Cooking Gorgeous Giveaway!

I’ve teamed up with to offer you the chance to win a beautiful apron. Click to enter the competition

Easter Cake Bake 2011 – The Winning Cake!

Wow, what another great year for the Easter Cake Bake! I really enjoyed looking at all of your entries, each and every one was worthy of being a winner. But there could only be one winner and you voted and…

Easter Cake Bake 2011 – The Round-up

Each Easter I look forward to seeing your cakes as much as I look forward to the chocolate eggs. You never fail to amaze me with how creative you all are. My mouth waters as I look at all your…

Moving Weekend Halloumi Chicken

In the middle of moving house it suddenly dawned on me that we needed to eat – and I had made no plans for such a thing. Luckily, on opening the fridge, I was reminded that we had some chicken…

Easter Cake Bake 2011

It’s been far too long since I’ve posted; what with new puppies, new homes and new jobs things have been a little hectic around here! But I couldn’t possibly let Easter come and go without hosting my annual Easter Cake Bake. So here it is.

All you need to do is bake a cake (or little ones) for Easter and post it up on your blog mentioning the Easter Cake bake.

Puppy Love

Once again time has flown and I realise I haven’t blogged for an age. As anyone who follows me on Twitter will know, I’ve been a little busy with a new addition to the family…Continue reading…

Poached Salmon Risotto

If you’ve been reading my blog for some time now you’ll probably know I’m a fan of risotto. I love the transformation the pearls of rice go through as they turn translucent, starchy and finally start to swell in the pan and meld with the other ingredients to become risotto. It’s a joy to make and a comfort to eat. And the bonus is that it’s relatively quick and cheap to make, as well as lending itself to a great variety of ingredient options. Read post.

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