COOKING made Easy

Month: January 2017

Fortune cookies

Fortune cookies are always one of the best things about going for a Chinese meal. Everyone always loves cracking open the little biscuits to reveal their future. They are easy to make, you just have to be work quickly to get the fortune inside, fold […]

An Everyday Wholemeal Bread

I can’t tell you how much I love baking my own bread. I love the science behind it. I love the feel of the dough. I love the smell when it’s baking. But most of all I love the flavour of homemade bread. It’s a […]

5 min Sweet Chilli Sauce

If you’ve ever wanted to have a go at making your own preserves, this is a great recipe to start you off. It only takes 5 minutes, uses simple store cupboard ingredients and you can keep it in the fridge for ages to use in […]

Chinese New Year 2017 – The Year of the Rooster

Happy Chinese New Year for Saturday. As you will get to know I love any excuse to celebrate different occasions throughout the year and always plan menus and crafts to go with them. ¬†We have a huge Chinese community here in Liverpool and so there […]

2 in 1 Nuggets & Schnitzel

The Mix = Batter If you’re looking for a quick and easy midweek dinner guaranteed to satisfy the family, this is a staple recipe, using simple store cupboard ingredients, that you will turn to time and again. It’s easy to throw together after a long […]


The Mix = Pastry On the 25th Jan, Scots everywhere will be celebrating the birth of their national poet Robert Burns with a traditional Burns night supper. Any excuse for a celebration and I’m there making something to go with it. Shortbread is a synonomous […]

Sugar Free Granola

The Mix = Scone Here’s a seriously good recipe for a homemade granola to help kick start your new years resolutions. It’s super healthy loaded with oaty goodness and essential nutrients from fruit, nuts and seeds. It’s also sugar free using antioxidant-rich honey for natural […]