Garlic, Rosemary and Chilli Sausage Rolls :)

Have you ever tried making your own sausage rolls? They are so easy and a lot tastier than some of those ready made ones you find in the supermarkets. Making your own means you can add whatever flavour you want and you know what goes into them. No hidden nasty ingredients! All you need is…

Why is baking so addictive?

I don’t know what it is but I will find any excuse to bake. I will happily admit that I am not the best baker in town but I like to give it a good go. I am guilty of changing recipes based on what I have in the house, which doesn’t always go my…

Balls! Energy balls ;)

So I am always looking for a quick snack in the afternoon in between lunch and dinner and stumbled across this recipe from Donal Skehan (link below). I changed it slightly only because I made them from whatever was in my cupboard, rather than going to the shops and buying the whole of the baking…

Why not make your own Granola bar?

Ok so I don’t know about you but I am always hungry. I get hungry half an hour after a meal and I have no idea why. But I can’t keep eating! So I decided to make my own granola bar to give me some energy and keep me going. These are made with oats,…

Want a healthy snack? Try crispy chickpeas!

Have you ever wanted a bit of a healthier snack than some nuts covered in salt or granola bars filled with sugar? I know I have. I discovered a few recipes on roasting chickpeas in the oven. So I decided to give it a go! I simply drained a can of chickpeas and patted them…

Is Spring finally here?

The sun is shining! Let’s hope it lasts longer than England in the World Cup. I realised that the sun does wonderful things to people in England, they are whistling and smiling and generally more cheerful (until they start complaining that it’s too hot). Spring to me means fresh and colourful food. Eating colourful foods…