It’s the 3rd of February which means it’s ‘Carrot Cake Day’ and we should definitely celebrate it! But rather than going for “the Full Monty” Celebration Carrot Cake with an incredible cream cheese frosting that will take you at least an hour, why not make a plain and simple Carrot Mug Cake that takes you precisely 10 minutes and totally does the trick? Too good to be true? Nope!Continue reading
Tag: comfort food
Rustic Mushroom Pâté
“A great pâté is always decadent and delicious.” Dean & Deluca.
Pâtés are the ultimate versatile food that can add a dash of excitement to any meal. Served with some freshly baked bread and a salad, it will provide a comforting lunch at short notice – this pâté tastes great the next day! It is a perfect match for a picnic and can be served as a canapé with some bubbly. Pâté is the reliable allrounder that will cheer up your inner child.Continue reading
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus & Pitta Crisps
Veganuary being the hype of the moment, a tasty hummus hits the spot perfectly. Hummus is probably THE food staple of vegans and vegetarians, being rich in plant-based proteins, vitamins, minerals and being readily available.
The beauty of hummus is that there are an endless variety of beans you can use (chickpeas, cannellini beans, lentils…), flavours you can add (pesto, beetroot, caramelised onions…) and even the toppings you can choose (lamb, nuts, cheese, grilled vegetables…)! I’ve created a simple ‘Roasted Red Pepper Hummus’, as red peppers are high in vitamin C and because they add a bit of sunshine to our plate which is very much needed at this time of the year.Continue reading