Quick Chocolate Recipes

Almost everyone loves chocolate, we all have our favourites. But what about cooking with chocolate? Here are some quick chocolate recipes that are delicious, indulgent, and easy to make. We love chocolate – it’s our go-to comfort food and one of life’s pleasures. But as well as the bars of chocolate that we know and … Read more

Retro Food Recipes

Cheesy fondue

I grew up in the 1970s. Some of the food that I ate during that time is still remembered today. And it’s making a comeback! Here are some retro food recipes to try. The 1970s is said to be the decade that fashion forgot. And looking at photos from that time, I have to agree. … Read more

Candies From The 1970s

Sugar heart lollies

In the 1970s there were so many sweets to choose from. I still remember them with a feeling of fond nostalgia. Sadly, a lot of them are no longer available. But here are my top 20 candies from the 1970s. In the town where I lived as a child, there were several sweet shops. Next … Read more

Candy Bars From The 1970s

Chocolate bars

I grew up in the 1970s, and there were so many different types of sweets and chocolate to satisfy my sweet tooth. Here are some of my favourite candy bars from the 1970s.  I love chocolate, in all its forms; white, milk and dark. It’s all good. In the 1970s we were spoiled for choice. … Read more

Easy Traditional Irish Food Recipes

Mountains in Ireland

Ireland – known as the Emerald Isle because of its lush, green landscape. Simple, tasty, warming food is at the heart of Irish cooking. Here are some easy, traditional Irish recipes for you to try at home. Ireland has a long history of good, wholesome food. Things like meat, bread, butter, and potatoes feature heavily … Read more

Traditional Welsh Food Recipes

Welsh scenery

Wales, to the West of England, has lush countryside, mountains, and lakes and produces the finest lamb, seafood, and cheeses. Here are some traditional Welsh recipes for you to try. Wales is actually two countries; North Wales and South Wales. In the north, farmers rear sheep and grow oats, and the climate can be very … Read more

Easy Scottish Recipes

Scotland, in the far north of the British Isles, is famous for its food. Here are some easy Scottish recipes that make use of the abundance of fresh produce in this region. Scotland has some of the most breathtaking scenery in the British Isles; snow-capped mountains, lochs, low-lying grasslands covered in wild heather, and a … Read more

English Food Recipes

I want to show you how to cook some traditional English food recipes. They all make use of locally-produced ingredients and are absolutely delicious! English food has a rich history, some of our national dishes date back thousands of years. But the way we eat now bears little resemblance to how our ancestors ate. We … Read more

Best Ever Salmon Recipes

Fresh salmon

Salmon is versatile, quick and easy to cook, it tastes great and it’s good for us. Here are my best ever salmon recipes to make the most of this delicious ingredient. If you’ve never cooked salmon before then you might be feeling a bit anxious. But don’t be – it’s quick and easy to cook … Read more

10 Best Comfort Foods

Comfort food is something we turn to when we’re feeling down. It can evoke memories of feeling safe, warm and loved. Of being a child again with no responsibilities or problems. These are the top 10 comfort foods. The taste of warm apple pie, freshly baked bread or our favourite ice cream can take us … Read more