Lasagne (That’s not my father)

This is a very quick way of making a ‘lasagne’. I say it with inverted commas because it bears little resemblance to an Italian Lasagne and would probably cause a nation of Italians to run…

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

Something very traditional about this cake and it’s easy to make too. As usual, I have this recipe written on the back of an envelope, so I’ve no idea of its origins.

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Death by Chocolate

I remember getting this recipe off the radio when I was about 13 years old. They were trying to make it live on air and I think everything ended up covered in chocolate. I know…

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Refrigeration Cake

The Refrigeration Cake is a childhood favourite. Easy to make and set aside in advance of a 1980s dinner party. This is very 1980s.

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Chocolate Semifreddo ice-cream

This is another of Chris’ mums recipes, a Chocolate Semifreddo ice-cream. The only thing I know about Freddo is it’s a chocolate frog. And it’s not used in this recipe. I’ve no idea why it…

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Oatmeal Cookies

A Simple Oatmeal Cookies recipe. You’ll end up with a load of these!

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Banana Bread

The Banana Bread recipe was a favourite of my mate Chris’ mum who let me have the recipe. Perhaps dating myself with this one as all the measurements are in imperial….. The thing with this…



This is a very simple Flapjacks recipe taking little time to prepare and tasting great. I’m not sure you could say they were healthy having added all the butter in. You can make these as…

Chocolate and Orange Muffins

This  Chocolate and Orange Muffins recipe was featured on Rachel Allen’s TV programme yet I’ve never found it online or in a book. So it is transcribed from the programme. And it’s very good 🙂

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