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CHOCOLATE AND EGGS Jun 30, 2017

CHOCOLATE AND EGGS

Ah, Easter, that time of year when I am obliged to frisk my son when he comes home from nursery and eat all his shredded wheat nests and chocolate eggs before he can get to them. I grew up on raw cacao and chocolate tea and - as most people... ( + )

COCONUT AND BERRY PANNA COTTA Jun 30, 2017

COCONUT AND BERRY PANNA COTTA

My sister has just turned Vegan and wanted a creamy treat for her and the little ones so I came up with coconut panna cotta which is really just a coconut milk jelly. Coconut milk can have lots of strange ingredients but the Waitrose Essentials one is just coconut and... ( + )

ENERGY FOOD FOR TIRED PARENTS Jun 30, 2017

ENERGY FOOD FOR TIRED PARENTS

I will defend to the death a parent's right to eat sugar - there are some days when I would not make it through the day without regular doses of cake to give me energy. Sugar and caffeine, however, are not the best ways to stay alert and energised. On... ( + )

TURNING XMAS DECORATIONS INTO DINNER Jun 30, 2017

TURNING XMAS DECORATIONS INTO DINNER

Sadly, it is time to take down the Christmas baubles and pack away the tinsel. This year I piled a load of squashes and pumpkins into a large glass vase and used it as a Christmas cake and mince pies stand. Squashes last for ages so last night I gave... ( + )

SUGAR-FREE, CHOCOLATE-CHESTNUT CUPCAKES Jun 30, 2017

SUGAR-FREE, CHOCOLATE-CHESTNUT CUPCAKES

Look what we made in our Mushy Mushy pots!!! These chocolate-chestnut cupcakes are yumbelina and actually good for you. Email us if you'd like the recipe. ( + )