Food

Caffeine, why drinking it may not be for everyone.

Caffeine, why drinking it may not be for everyone.

Your morning cup of coffee believe it or not is a psychoactive drug, one that is not controlled by the government and is widely available around the world. Caffeine is in fact the most widely consumed psychoactive substance on the planet.  Although caffeine has no...

BGGO – It’s the semi final

BGGO – It’s the semi final

So, this week has brought us, far too quickly, to the semi-final of this year’s GBBO.   Unbelievably, we’ve seen Noel’s favourite lovely Lottie, Linda and Sura all leave the tent. Who could ever forget Rowan and his bizarre creations? The two Marks are now just a...

Chilli con carne 4 ways

Chilli con carne 4 ways

Ingredients2 Red or white onions – 15p2–3 Cloves of garlic – 5p – 25p a bulb 1 Pepper – 18p 1/5 of a 90p pack 500g Mince beef £1.49 400g Tin of tomatoes 28p 400g Red kidney beans 33p 2 tbsp Tomato purée 5p – 27p a tube 1 Beef stock cube 11p –...

Breakfast – The most important meal of the day

Breakfast has always been the most important meal of the day, or at least that is what I was always told by my mother.   I believe the thinking behind this saying stem from the fact that when you sleep your body has been fasting for 8-9 hours and your blood glucose...

Doughnuts

Doughnuts

Doughnuts first made their debut back in the early 1800’s and its believed that they were brought to the USA by Dutch settlers who named them oly-koeks (oily cakes). They were originally made from a sweetened dough of flour, butter, sugar, eggs and milk and were then...

Sandy or Matt?

Sandy or Matt?

When the news broke that C4 had managed to navigate their way around Covid 19 regulations to bring us a new series of Bake Off, our first thought was how could they possibly replace Sandy Toksvig?  The relationship between Sandy and Noel worked perfectly, with their...

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