Barbecuing For Beginners

Okay, so you have your barbecue all set up and you know how to use it. But what do you cook on it? Here are some tips on barbecuing for beginners. If you’ve never cooked on a barbecue before then you’re going to need some guidance. Even those who can cook will find that cooking … Read more

Best Barbecue Recipes Ever

So, if you’re ready to host your first barbecue but you’re wondering what to cook, here are some of the best barbecue recipes ever to get you started. There are so many good things that you can cook on a barbecue. Here are some suggestions and recipes but feel free to invent your own. Memphis … Read more

Outdoor Cooking Ideas – BBQ

Have you always wanted to try barbecuing? It’s not difficult! Here are some outdoor cooking ideas to get you started. There’s something about cooking and eating out in the open that sets it apart from food eaten indoors. It’s almost romantic, and food cooked on a barbecue tastes so much better than food cooked on … Read more

How to Cook When Camping

Camping is as popular now as it was years ago when I first braved the elements in a tent. But how do you cook when you don’t have a stove? Here are some tips on how to cook when camping that I hope will be helpful to you. The first time that I went camping … Read more

Homemade Pastry Recipes

In a previous article, you learned how to make all the different kinds of pastry. Here are some homemade pastry recipes to put your skills to good use. Making pastry is pretty straightforward, once you get the hang of it. Practice makes perfect as they say! Yes, you can buy very good ready-made pastry in … Read more

How to Make Homemade Pastry

Although you can buy very good ready-made pastry, it’s worth knowing how to make your own. Here’s how to make homemade pastry the easy way. At its most basic, pastry is a combination of flour, fat and water. These simple ingredients come together to form a soft, pliable dough that can be used in many … Read more

Traditional Afternoon Tea Recipes

Afternoon tea; it’s a British tradition. And a real treat. If you want to create your own, here are some traditional afternoon tea recipes to impress your friends. If you live in England, you have probably heard of afternoon tea. You might even have tried it for yourself. There’s something rather indulgent about afternoon tea; … Read more

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