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Content freeze

Content freeze

Hey guys. Bit of news for you – good news, I promise! Basically, I’ve realised that what I’m giving you isn’t good enough. I have 500+ posts on this blog, and you only ever really see 10 or so of them. That’s just not good enough! You all find my Hunter’s Chicken recipe okay but what
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Clinging on by the skin of my teeth

Clinging on by the skin of my teeth

After a few week’s worth of really super positive videos, I hit you with another miserable one. Sorry, mum…

How to make buttercream

How to make buttercream

This is something I’ve been sitting on for quite a while, and I’m glad to be able to share it with you now. This is my method for making perfect buttercream. It’s foolproof. Honestly, it works every time. I have friends who marvel at how delicious my buttercream is, and quite rightly soft. It’s soft,
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WIWT

WIWT

Very cheerful video today, as I show you all the gorgeous clothes I’m fitting into again. I’m in quite a nice stage of weight loss now, where you start seeing the difference and feeling great. I hope it lasts for a while!

Lemon and mint cake

Lemon and mint cake

So, I took that lemon and mint infused butter I made and turned it into a cake. I was seriously impressed with how the lemon and mint carried through. It infused for probably five days before I made the cake, and when I mixed the batter I was getting huge wafts of this delicious, intense
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Ginger and lemongrass chicken stir fry

Ginger and lemongrass chicken stir fry

File this under “Practical food”. You can make this in less than fifteen minutes on a weeknight, and then it also tastes excellent in your lunchbox the next day. I’m eating this on my lunch break as I type and I promise you – it is good. The inspiration from this came from Bottlegreen, who sent me some
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On beauty

On beauty

This weight-loss diary is a bit different, in that I only briefly talk about the weight loss. Most of it is spent on a bit of a rant, and how we put far too much importance on it. Let me know what you think. Do you think that as a society we think being beautiful
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Yorkshire Puddings

Yorkshire Puddings

So, here’s the scene.   Garry and I wanted to make our first Sunday Lunch. We’d gone out specially to buy some chicken legs and some fresh vegetables, we had boiled our potatoes in order to perfectly roast them and it was all set to be a rather cracking dinner. Then Garry turns to me
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Mint and lemon infused butter

Mint and lemon infused butter

A couple of weeks ago, Lurpak got in touch. They had this fancy new butter they wanted me to try, Lurpak Baking, which is a combination of butter and vegetable oil. It makes it soft and ready to bake with straight from the fridge, but tastes like butter. So far, so standard. But then, at
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Dr. Oetker cake pop ghosts

Dr. Oetker cake pop ghosts

Dr. Oetker have now sent me so many cute recipes that they’ve got their own category. I love these guys. Anyway. Are you the kind of person who loves making themed treats? I’m not, but I wish I was. People who spend ages making snowmen cookies or Easter bunny cupcakes are quite marvellous, and I bow
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