Category Archives: Eating In

Barbecued Mexican Style Butterflied Leg Of Lamb By Jamie Oliver

Blog Barbecued Mexican Style Butterflied Leg Lamb Jamie Oliver

Ingredients 1 x 2 kg leg of lamb 2 dried ancho chillies (see tip) ½ teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon pink peppercorns 2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 lemon 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 bunch of fresh oregano 4 cloves of garlic […]

Chocolate Coffee Roulade


This stunning recipe is worth making a new family tradition for! It has a few stages, making it ideal for an afternoon in the kitchen with the family sharing, laughing and sipping champagne. The final result is certainly celebration worthy. Ingredients Sunflower oil for greasing 6 medium free-range egg whites 330gm golden caster sugar 2 […]

Coconut, Banana & Choc Chip Tea Cake

Coconut Morning Tea Cake Recipe

Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 2 large eggs (lightly beaten) 2 cups dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 10 tablespoons coconut oil (needs to be slightly warmed to liquify) 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt (plus more for sprinkling) 1/2cup dark chocolate chips 2 handfuls shredded coconut (sweetened or unsweetened) Method Heat oven […]


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Spring is just around the corner and those long, warmer days are perfect for outdoor entertaining. However, your outdoor area might need a little TLC before inviting anyone around for a showcase. We’ve put together a few tips to inspire you for garden parties, family barbecues and dinner parties under fairy lights.   Spruce Up […]

Classic Potato Salad Recipe

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Classic potato salad ideal for weekend barbecues, spring garden parties, or a family dinner. Ingredients 1kg evenly sized waxy potatoes, scraped clean 4 tsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp French seeded mustard 2 tbsp sunflower or light olive oil 1 bunch of spring onions (about 8), trimmed 90g pickled cucumbers, gherkins or cornichons 3 hard-boiled […]

Blueberry Bread and Butter Pudding

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There are so many complicated bread and butter recipes, but sometimes keeping it simple is best and this recipe is evidence of that! From Smitten Kitten, I am loving this winter warmer which will delight everyone in the family. Ingredients 450g of sliced white bread or brioche 45g unsalted butter, softened or melted, plus a smidge […]

Matt Preston’s Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

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This delicious recipe is for the weekend after you have been ‘good’ all week! Matt Preston’s Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding is perfect for dessert, as a midday treat, or just because you deserve it. Ingredients 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder, plus extra to dust 60g unsalted butter, […]

Cinnamon Swirls


No need for a trip to the patisserie when craving something sweet. For this simple recipe I always use Careme butter puff pastry, which once you have tried, you’ll never use anything else.   Ingredients Plain flour, for dusting 1 pack Careme butter puff pastry 75g unsalted butter, softened 75g golden caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling […]