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Cheesy Stars

I’ve been making these little delights for years. They can be varied by adding whatever hard cheeses you have in the fridge, you could also add some spice or herbs, poppy seeds are also a nice addition. They go very well ...

Basic White Bread

I make quite a bit of bread, it’s one of those things that gets devoured really quickly round these parts! I often get asked for a recipe and this is the one I use and sometimes make look fancy (well I try!) and sometimes add d...

I ♥ Italy

Sam’s kitchen Gnocchi

Gnocchi (little potato clouds) I made these for the first time many years ago and we all love them, they’re great with a sauce or really plain with olive oil and black pepper. Serve as a starter or main, really versatile ...

Parmesan & Sundried Tomato Scones

I was recently having a little afternoon tea for a family getogether and thought I’d make some savoury scones for a change. I decided to include some of my favourite things, cheese & tomatoes. The results tasted absolutely ...


Recipe Challenge eBook

A few months ago I sent off one of my recipes to the lovely Ruth Clemens to be put with a collection of delicious recipes from other amazing food bloggers in her eBook for Save the Children who Ru...

Veggie Curry Soup

I just love to make soups during the chilly UK winters. They are forgiving, versatile & tasty. They use up what you have at the time and freeze well. Nutritious, packed full of goodness, do you get the idea I love soup! Her...


Dough Balls (plain & stuffed)

I love making dough balls. They are easy to make and tasty and can be customised to suit!   I use my breadmaker to mix the dough and do the first rise. You could mix by hand just remember the dough will need to go in an oi...