When BritMums, in partnership with the Meat Advisory Panel, set me the challenge of finding a healthy, red meat recipe, I couldn’t wait to start cooking! With my ‘Masterchef Hat’ firmly on, I looked through many recipe books, trying to come up with the most adventurous, social media worthy, dish. Then, I realised, not only
Category: Makes and bakes.
How to make a simple Diwali Diva Lamp
We love a good Scone, however you prefer to pronounce it and whether you put the jam or the cream first, they’re just wonderful! To make approximately 12 small Plain or Sultana Scones , you will need: Ingredients (for each 12 scone batch): 8oz/ 225g Self Raising Flour 1 teaspoon
I never imagined Cheese Straws would be so easy to make. They are perfect for any party, buffet, lunch box or snack and you’ll be whipping them up over and over again! To make around 15 of these Heart Shaped Cheese Straws, you will need: Ingredients: 4oz/ 100g Self Raising Flour 50g/2oz Butter/ Margarine 3oz/
Ingredients: Cake: 6oz/170g Self Raising Flour 6oz/170g Butter or Margarine 6oz/170g Caster Sugar 3 eggs Filling: 250ml Fresh Cream, whipped 140g Icing Sugar, sifted Strawberry Jam Fresh Strawberries Tools: Weighing Scales Large Mixing bowl Hand Mixer or Whisk Baking paper/ margarine for greasing Two 20cm sandwich tins Method: Preheat the oven
This is our absolute favourite shortbread biscuit recipe and was perfect for our Mothers Day Afternoon Tea. To make around 16 of these Cupcake Biscuits, you will need: Shortbread: 225g (8oz) Plain flour 140g (5oz) Butter 55g (2oz) Caster sugar Cases: Coloured Royal Icing (for the cases) Topping: 110g icing sugar 1 tablespoon of butter
For the past three years, I’ve invited my Mum to us for a Homemade Afternoon Tea. Having four children, it can be a little hectic going out, and I find myself constantly distracted by the girls, instead of chatting and catching up with my Mum, so I decided to bring the afternoon tea to us!
I first heard of these during a Storytelling Workshop at Miss A’s Preschool and we’ve been making them ever since. You simply attach any items you find on your day out, to the stick, and then use them to either remember your day or to make up a story. They are great fun to create and look
This week, our challenge was to make something, using cheese. Having visited Coventry Transport Museum yesterday, there was only one thing on the girl’s minds….. Miss L: “Can we make a car?” Miss M: “Yeah, that actually moves??!!” Me: “With…. cheese?” Stood before me were four, very hopeful looking, little girls. So, I gave it some
Me: “Girls. What would you like to make with marshmallows?” Miss L: ” Oooooo….. a bridge…. and a castle!” Miss M: “Can we make chocolate shards too?” I had to ask didn’t I? I couldn’t have just said “Hey girls, we’re going to make …..” 😒 Ok, so here we go…… A marshmallow castle, with