Cucumber, lemon and gin drizzle cake
I created a cucumber, lemon and gin drizzle cake and I couldn't be more delighted with myself. It is truly scrumptious. Not all my experiments work but I'm thrilled to say that this one really did and I love it. I involved a lot of people in sampling it and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive!
Baking treacle wheaten bread with Andrew Smyth in the new M&S, Craigavon
To celebrate the opening of the new Marks & Spencer in Craigavon, Eating Ideas was invited to join the celebrations. As part of the event, Great British Bake Off star, Andrew Smyth demonstrated how to make his delicious treacle wheaten bread.
A recipe for Feta, courgette, pea & bean salad
This is a delicious recipe which brings together Mediterranean feta with local ingredients, courgettes, broadbeans, peas and mint in a light and tasty salad. I love this salad, it's a new favourite, especially as it contains my home grown peas!
A warming bacon & lentil soup
Eating Ideas Towers is currently snow bound and I’m getting a little bit of cabin fever. What better time to make a delicious soup? Hearty, healthy and warming- perfect on a freezing cold day. This soup is made with bacon, lentils, carrots and parsnips. I have to say, its totally delicious and just what I needed after […]