Food & Drink

Food and drink recipes and inspiration.

South African Energy Bowl

South African Energy Bowl

This bowl of good-for-you ingredients is utterly perfect for an energy-boosting breakfast, light lunch or even sharing snack, with chunks of South African Packham or William Pears and Pink Lady Apples,with cooked quinoa, avocado, chunks of Red Leicester cheese and a few whole almonds for those who can eat them (nuts hate me but this a fave flavour combo of my husband's).
Apple Pie

Delicious Apple Pie

The definitive recipe for the perfect apple pie - just like your mama used to make - with scrumptious South African Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples for a fabulous flavour combo!
Chocolate crispie cakes

Easter Chocolate Nests

These were favourites of mine as a child so it's extra fun rustling them up with my own kids.
hot cross buns

Hot Cross Buns

My kids adore these traditionally spiced hot cross buns. Perfect for Easter or any time in the year, thanks to Delamere Dairy for this delicious recipe!
Simnel cake

Simnel Cake Recipe

Just look at this beauty. Thanks to Delamere Dairy spreadable goat's butter, you can recreate it in your own home to enjoy this Easter!
Spiced Easter biscuits

Easy Easter Biscuits

Who can resist a pink icing-covered Easter bunny biscuit? Not me!

Spiced Goats’ Cheese Pancakes

Delamere Dairy’s new Spreadable Goats’ Cheese made with pasteurised goats’ milk is mild and creamy, and amazingly versatile.

Drinking More Water With Robinsons

As a female adult, guidelines state I should drink 1.4-1.6 litres of water each day. As a busy mumboss with 2 young kids, and a ton of deadlines to meet, in reality, I drink far less. Or make that, I used to drink far less...
Greek chocolate yogurt

Low Carb Chocolate Yogurt

This is so incredibly simple, I'm not even sure it warrants being called a recipe really, but it's something I experimented with recently when I fancied something sweet yet wholesome as a snack that was l
salmon and tuna low carb fish cakes

Fresh Salmon and Tuna Fish Cakes

These tasty, filling fish cakes skew the usual fare so often made with potatoes and have egg and spelt in the mixture instead. I like to add fresh red chilli into mine and my husband's but you can of co...
low carb chocolate mousse

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Mousse

Wow, I made a big ones of these babies and ate it all to myself. Admittedly it was PMT week (oh joy) so I was craving chocolate but in all fairness PMT has been better than ever since my transition to eating a more low carb way.
How to make Nadyia Hussein's Orange Drizzle Cake for the queens 90th

Nadiya Hussain’s ‘Her Majesty’s Cake’

As a keen baker, I've always been a huge fan of the Great British Bake Off and one of my all time favourite contestants has to be the wonderful Nadyia Hussein. A fellow Leeds girl, I loved her warm, dow...

Enjoy More Water with Robinsons Fruit Drop

  We all lead busy lives, right? From dawn to dusk, the whole Broadbent family are busy bees, working hard and playing even harder ;)! My sons, Oliver, 7, and Xander, 4, zip between school...

Husband’s Invention: Espresso Frappe

Today I'm sharing the perfect mid-morning pick-me-up with you, courtesy of my husband, Peter. Trust me, this will be your best friend after a night of no sleep with the bambinos. Say bonjourno to the espresso frappe!