Camp Bestival Planning

Mojitos for tomorrow night and in an ideal world all we would need is three things: Tequila, salt and limes, we wouldn't need anything else to get us through the weekend as no food would be required or remembered. However, we have children so that's not going to happen *sighs wistfully*.

Tate and Lyle Taste Experience launch - The Cake Hotel

You have no idea just how excited I was to receive an invitation to Tate and Lyle's launch of The Cake Hotel, an edible house made with their new Taste Experience range of sugars.  Oh my goodness, this was definitely a 'clear the diary' day. So…

Chicken Mole

This is my version of Chicken Mole, adapted from a lovely one in BBC Good Food's magazine, I've changed it and made it a little easier but just as good. I've made this for 6 people plus leftovers which are great served with jacket potatoes, tortilla wraps or warmed pittas with salad for lunch or an easy supper the next day.

Gather and Hunt - Foodie Heaven in Marlow

I love Marlow, a lovely town by the River Thames with a good choice of restaurants and cafes and for special treats a glass of champagne down by the river at The Compleat Angler.  The one downside about Marlow is the lack of a decent butchers,…

Horsemeat Saga contd......buy your meat locally and make your own burgers

Homemade burgers take 5 minutes - chop 1 onion, mix with 500g minced beef, lamb, pork, venison or horse if that is your preference, add 1 egg, season with salt and pepper and mix together. For a finer textured burger whizz the mixture in a food…