Tomato, chilli and red lentil soup

I made a rather disappointing soup the other day. I had a bulb of fennel and a few carrots hanging around so I thought I’d roast them and make soup. Hmm I wasn’t convinced- even when boosted by fennel seeds and plenty of S&P it was bland. I’m sure it was down to the lack…

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Chestnut and cinnamon turkey macarons

Gobble gobble… When my boyfriend suggested I made ‘gobble macarons’ to celebrate thanksgiving I was a little confused. What on earth did he mean? But after a little explaining (apparently it’s the sound you make when you eat turkey) and one very quick search on Pinterest I was sold! Gobble macarons were on the weekend’s To…

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Butternut squash soup

If you want a quick, easy and warming soup this is perfect for you. I love this soup for lunch at the weekend when it’s horribly cold outside and I just want to wrap up warm. It’s a beautifully simple soup that celebrates the delicious squash and one I think everyone will enjoy. When I’ve…

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Peanut butter spider biscuits

Who could be scared of spiders when they are as adorable as these?! The perfect biscuits for Halloween and so quick and easy to make. Rather tasty too! Beyond pumpkin pie halloween baking has never featured in my house but when my friend saw these on A Spicy Perspective there was no chance of halloween passing without a…

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Chocolate chip pumpkin bars

Pumpkins aren’t something that come into my house very often; apart from the one at Halloween to be carved and the resultant pumpkin pie I don’t think they have featured at all this year. But why? With courgette cakes and sweet potato brownies all the rage I think it’s time for pumpkin to take centre…