Tag Archives : Fiesta Friday

Vegan burger stack with salad and skinny bun

Vegan Vegetable & Tofu Burgers


Vegan Vegetable & Tofu Burgers These are what they say – vegan and vegetable tofu burgers! No nuts, no breadcrumbs, just vegetables, tofu and some spices of course! These can be quickly whipped up when you realise you’ve nothing to have dinner, or when you want something easy to snack on. Yes, nothing complicated about these burgers, just tasty delicious…

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Customise these Flapjack Cookies


Flapjack Cookies Sometimes a flapjack is just too much – too rich and too filling am I right? Well, now you can have flapjacks in cookie size! These tried and tested flapjack cookies will satisfy your flapjack and your cookie cravings in one! Genius! Oh, wait… scratch that! I just went to get one and they have vanished before my…

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Scones


Scones… or biscuits if you’re across the seas! πŸ˜› are a versatile recipe which can be put together quicker than a cake! πŸ˜€ Light, fluffy and either sweet or savoury, scones are a great snack to be able to make! If you’ve found yourself shut in at home, you might (like us) have been baking more?! We have been making…

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Cooked hot cross buns on a wire rack.

Hot Cross Buns


Hot Cross Buns Good Friday is traditionally the day when Hot Cross Buns are eaten… that’s not to say you can’t eat (or make) them at other times! Hot cross Buns are one of those things that are great to keep in the freezer for when you have hungry teenagers asking ‘what’s for snack?’! πŸ˜› I’m actually eating one now…

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Homemade Mincemeat for Mince Pies


Mincemeat is always a word which appears to get people confused! Yes, mincemeat is a term used for shredded meat (usually beef or lamb), but it should probably be minced-meat as technically, that is what it is! Simple solution, adopt someone else’s word for it – we go with ‘Kiyma’ which is what hubby calls it at home! Sorted! Oh,…

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Exciting Stuff! Banana Blossom Flower Fish!


Yes! Banana blossom flowers are a thing! πŸ˜€ Banana blossom is the blossom from a banana tree! πŸ˜› I guess you didn’t see that coming! πŸ˜› On a banana tree, there is a deep purple pod, and I believe the male pods would not turn into bananas if left, so you’re not harming the fruit production of the tree if…

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Pancakes for the Weekend!


You can never have too many pancakes can you!? πŸ˜€ πŸ₯žπŸ₯žπŸ₯ž We love pancakes in this house and although we have now stopped making them daily (yes we really did for a long time)! they are still made regularly! We usually have pancakes for breakfast or brunch, but as we love them so much, we might make them for afternoon…

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Make Mother’s Day with this sweet nutty baklava


If you’re in the UK (or your mother is!) you should know that this Sunday (31st March) is Mothering Sunday. When I was growing up, my little sister and I would always pick Mum a bunch of flowers from the garden, and put it in a glass on the kitchen table. I’m sure we used to buy cards too (or…

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Coconut Tarts


Who wants something delicious but light? Something to brighten up the dull weather and keep you cosy with a cup of hot chocolate!? These coconut tarts will whisk you away to a tropical paradise as you bite into the fluffy slightly sweetened coconut topping, before reaching that crisp pastry shell. Oh yes, these are real good! πŸ˜€ I’m not even…

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