Snacks

Chocolate Bliss Balls

Well, one would think that all that time at home in lockdown would result in lots and lots of time to blog and a blog overflowing with new material…but, all that time at home in lockdown with an essential worker husband and lots of children with lots and lots of energy and not a lot…

Chocolate Coconut Bites

These Bounty Bar-inspired treats are easy to adapt to most dietary preferences – they are naturally gluten, nut and egg free and can be made dairy free/vegan by using dairy free/vegan chocolate. I initially cut mine into 16 pieces but ended up halving each of those pieces as they are quite rich. The amount of…

Condensed Milk Fudge

We’re having friends round tonight for some games and a Christmas food swop. There will be lots of sugar. There will (hopefully – this really depends on my spice mixture working) be mulled wine. There will (again hopefully – I’ve yet to make them) be mince pies. There will be shortbread that I made this…

Lime and Coconut Bliss Balls

A couple of years ago I went to a cafe where I had the most amazing lemon bliss balls. They were intensely lemony, almost – but not quite – too tart, with a citrusy zing and only just enough sweetness to have you wanting more. These bliss balls are not those, but those bliss balls…

Mince in Potato Skins

These potato skins are a great way to use up leftover mince. You can either use leftover baked potatoes and scale quantities according to the number of potatoes you have, or you can pop extra potatoes in the oven when you’re baking whole potatoes for a different meal and save them for this. This makes…

Salted Caramel Bliss Balls

In our house, we love bliss balls and salted caramel is probably my favourite flavour. These were made in haste so that we’d have a yummy treat to take out with us on one of the rare nice days we’ve had this school holiday and the kids loved them too – well, all except one…