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Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Recipe – In Celebration of National Chocolate Week

Jane Asher’s Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Ingredients 175g spreadable butter 75g castor sugar 200g plain flour 25g soft brown sugar 450g tin (or squeezy bottle) condensed milk 200g milk chocolate drops Makes 10-12 very filling slices Method 1.Pre-heat the oven to 175g°C (160°C fan assisted, 350°F, gas mark 4). Grease and line a 7”x11” baking tray … Continue reading

Spooky Snacks – Halloween Countdown

Frankenstein Fingers and Sheep’s Eyes For a bit of Halloween fun, try these spooky ideas! They are quick and easy and get the kids eating veg too! Fill a small bowl with ready-made guacamole, houmous or other favourite dip. Take 5 baby carrots and take a thin slice off the tip of each. Then use … Continue reading

Win Emma Forbes New Book On Parties – Life And Soul

Do you like to the Life and Soul of the party? Would you like to be the hostess with the mostest? Why not enter our competition to win a very special book that will help you do both written by the founder of Forbes Style and celebrity TV presenter, broadcaster and mum, Emma Forbes. To … Continue reading

Skeleton Biscuits Recipe – Halloween Countdown

Halloween Skeleton Biscuits These biscuits make a great centre piece for a party! The kids will love to help make them too – crunchy chocolate bourbon style biscuits with creamy chocolate filling. Makes approx. 30 biscuits Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients Biscuit 150g (5½oz) butter 150g (5½oz) brown sugar 175g (6oz) … Continue reading

How To Create The Perfect British Roast

Willows Farm Shop, near St Albans, is gearing up for the 2011 British Food Fortnight (17th September – 2nd October 2011) where it will celebrate the “Great British Roast”. British Food Fortnight is the largest national celebration of British food and during the event visitors to Willows Farm Shop can expect a host of culinary … Continue reading

Celebrate National Cupcake Week With Eton Mess Cupcake Recipe

Will Torrent’s Eton Mess Cupcakes Makes approximately 8 Ingredients for the cakes 150g Billington’s Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar 250g Butter (200g for Cake and 50g for buttercream) 4 Medium Eggs 80ml Semi-Skimmed Milk (50ml for cake and 30ml for buttercream) 100g Allinson Nature Friendly White Self Raising Flour 1 tsp. Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract 100g Ground … Continue reading

Emma Forbes Shows You How To Be The Life And Soul Of the Party

The founder of Forbes Style launches her ultimate bible for entertaining, Life & Soul e Emma Forbes is set to cement her reputation as a lifestyle guru with her new book, Life & Soul, published by Ivy Press. Building on her hugely successful website Forbes Style http://forbesstyle.com – a source of inspiration for stylish living … Continue reading

Celebrating Vegetables – Ultimate Beetroot and Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ultimate Beetroot & Chocolate Cake Serves 8, makes 1 generous cake Preparation Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 50 mins What you’ll need: 250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained & pureed 200g quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa) 200g plain flour 200g unsalted butter*, melted 100g dark brown sugar 100g caster sugar 3 large eggs 2tbsp … Continue reading

In Celebration Of Vegetables – Pea, Beetroot, Roasted Red Pepper and Goats Cheese Tart

Pea, Beetroot, Roasted Red Pepper and Goats Cheese Open Tart Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes You’ll need Plain flour for dusting 500g ready made puff pastry 1 free range egg, lightly beaten 100g peas, shelled (approx. 335g unshelled) 100g ready cooked red peppers in oil, drained 100g goats cheese, crumbled … Continue reading

A Celebration of Vegetables – Ratatouille With Pitta Bread and Spiced Yoghurt Recipe

Ratatouille with Pitta Bread and Cumin Spiced Yoghurt Serves 6 Ingredients 4 tbsp Olive oil 3 British Onions, sliced 1 Red pepper, deseeded & sliced 1 Yellow pepper, deseeded & sliced 2 Small aubergines, cut into cubes 3 Courgettes, sliced ½ tsp Coriander seeds, crushed 1x 400g/14oz Tin chopped tomatoes Salt & freshly ground black … Continue reading

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