Sainsbury's FreeFrom Easter Eggs

Once again, Sainsbury’s have brought out their own brand easter eggs for their FreeFrom range. These eggs are large, prettily wrapped in spring-like daffodil yellow cellophane and have no box. They’re really a grown-up egg, rather than a kids’ one and are made from dark chocolate with a good flavour and definite “mouth appeal”! At […]

Yoghurt That Pours - Tasty But Wasteful!

I’ve been meaning to post details of this for some time, but then today I finished a box and felt compelled to whinge about the waste. Alpro have brought out a “New, Improved” pourable version of their excellent vanilla yoghurt. The yoghurt’s lovely: thick but pourable; smooth on the tongue; very vanilla-flavoured and thoroughly delicious […]

Kinnerton's Dairy-free Easter Eggs!!

Look what I found in Tesco a couple of days ago!! A large dairy-free easter egg from Kinnerton’s. It’s an adult look in style, with a bar of the usual Kinnerton’s dairy-free chocolate in the box too. At last a company that recognises that not all dairy-free people are under 5 years old! According to […]

What's Cooking? Lactose-free Dessert

Sitting here stuck at home unwell, I came across Channel 4’s What’s Cooking for the first time. What did I hear? The final recipe was a lactose-free dessert. My little ears pricked up and I thought I might see something interesting and new. What did I see? Yet more ****** fruit salad!!!! OK, this one […]

Chocolate Ganache

For a delicious (and very easy!) way to decorate a chocolate cake, this ganache-style covering is hard to beat. The quantities will vary, depending on the size of the cake, but the texture is the key…so, you have to taste it as you make it. Oh, such hardship!!

Recipe: Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients

2 bars Kinnerton’s chocolate
½ – 1 box […]

Easiest Ever Chocolate Cake

This has become my default cake recipe. It has to be the simplest cake ever to throw together. It is light, fluffy, delicious, easy….an absolute knockout! If you have never felt brave enough to try baking, this is a perfect way to start. You don’t have to do anything fancy and you’ll end up with […]