Recipes

Dec 032014
 
Worldly Wednesday - Double Chocolate Burbon Wafer Cake

  I’ve been totally lacking in the sweets department lately and hadn’t done much cake baking at all (totally unlike me).  This naughty number was made for my FIL’s birthday and I was honestly so pleased with how it turned out.  Quite possibly the easiest cake I have ever made in my life.  It also [Continue reading…]

Oct 292014
 
Worldly Wednesday Flashback - Shortbread Stars

Cookies. That’s it, I need cookies! Sometimes you just get a hankering for something and today for me it’s cookies.  Having a search back in the HYB archives I found this yummy little number and am presently smelling the delightful aroma that only baking can bring. These Shortbread Stars are easy, yummy and fun for [Continue reading…]

Oct 232014
 
Raspberry & Mint Crush

With the weather warming up (finally!) this yummy Raspberry & Mint Crush is a perfect drink for a hot day. In it’s virgin state it’s lovely, although a swig of coconut rum or vodka would make for a gorgeous cocktail for those long summer nights!   RASPBERRY AND MINT CRUSH Makes 1-2 drinks You Will [Continue reading…]

Oct 172014
 
It's a Salad in a Jar (of course!)

  It seems some of you have been asking us to test out this cute little concept…a Salad in a Jar. I love Pinterest as much as the next person, however I was a tad skeptical about this…Does It work? Would it get soggy? Can you eat it from the Jar? Well, here’s what I [Continue reading…]

Oct 152014
 
Worldly Wednesday - Mini Tortilla "Muffins"

  Here is a very easy, very quick breakfast!   Spray a muffin tin with olive oil.  Fold 1 x mini tortilla wrap into each muffin round and press firmly to hold in place.  Add into your “muffin ” anything that takes your fancy! Ours were Leg Ham, Tomato and Cheese.   Sprinkle with salt [Continue reading…]

Oct 142014
 
Road Test Tuesday - McCormick Man Can Giveaway!

When the team at McCormick’s recently asked us if our hubbies would like to try a spot of cooking – Mel and I just could not resist! Both Himself and A1 love getting in the kitchen so this Man Can BBQ Challenge was just up their alley (it also meant we had some time off [Continue reading…]