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terry’s chocolate orange millionaires shortbread

It’s Father’s Day soon. And like other Dads I’m happy to get t-shirts, mugs, home-made cards and so on. But I’m also very happy when people make me edible gifts. Like this Terry’s chocolate orange millionaire’s shortbread! As if crumbly, biscuity, chewy, caramelly, chocolate Millionaire’s shortbread wasn’t moreish enough, adding orange flavour takes it to another dimension. Perennial stocking-filler Terry’s chocolate […]

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bread and dripping rolls

bread and dripping rolls

There’s food that makes the generation above me turn misty-eyed: liver and onions, jam roly-poly, pickled eggs… Bread and dripping is another. That is, a slice of bread smeared with a slick of grease rendered from the Sunday roast and rescued cold from the pan. Creamy white fat speckled with pepper on soft bread… I don’t share that same nostalgia, […]

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crunchy summer salad

Sainsbury’s are wanting to inspire the nation to be more creative with their vegetables after seeing a massive upturn in sales of vegetables with Avocado (147%), asparagus spears (118%), broccoli (40%), courgettes (30%) and bunched beetroot (25%) leading the way. I do love a salad, but it’s a bit easy just to get a plastic bag of leaves, slice a […]

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