Posts tagged "food"
Juice Up For Summer!

Juice Up For Summer!

Summer’s here! Which means there’s no better time to revamp your diet and lead a healthier lifestyle. Juicing is a great way of getting extra vitamins into your body, and with some of the gadgets that are available now, there’s no excuse! Start off your day with one of our favourite recipes, sure to put...
Make your own: Scrumptious Scones

Make your own: Scrumptious Scones

SCRUMPTIOUS SCONES Ingredients: 225g self raising flour pinch of salt 55g butter 25g caster sugar 150ml oz milk 1 free-range egg, beaten   Method: Heat oven to Gas Mark 7. Grease a baking sheet ready for the scones Mix together the flour and salt then hand rub in the butter, use cold fingertips for best...
Burns' Night - Our traditional Haggis recipe

Burns’ Night – Our traditional Haggis recipe

Take the opportunity to cook an authentic and delicious Scottish recipe on Burn’s Night this Saturday – the famous Haggis sausage! Traditionally, the haggis is served with ‘neeps’ (mashed swede or turnip) and ‘tatties’ (mashed potatoes) Follow this simple recipe and host the perfect Burns Night at home: Ingredients: 1 sheep stomach, previously cleaned and...
Simple Summer Supper: Tequila Chilli Prawns with Garlic and Coriander

Simple Summer Supper: Tequila Chilli Prawns with Garlic and Coriander

  Summertime supper inspiration is here, by way of a quick and easy Mexican-themed recipe for these delicious Tequila-spiked chilli prawns, served with coriander. It takes minutes to prepare, it can be grilled either outdoors or indoors, depending upon your preference and it’s really tasty. Serve with sliced avocado, green salad and Mexican flat-breads for a...
Seasonal Summer Eats: Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Basil

Seasonal Summer Eats: Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Basil

There’s nothing like a welcome spell of unexpected summer weather, to put every commuter you meet into a disarmingly good mood. It also completely re-balances your appetite; who would want to go home to a wintery bowl of spag bol, when suddenly other possibilities seem far more appealing? How about a spontaneous antipasti and prosecco...
This Week You Loved...

This Week You Loved…

Here at House of Fraser we’re always curious about what you fashionable lot buy, which is why we’ve delved into the figures to produce the top five items you just had to have; 1. Ted Baker Aliana Lace Detail Dress – you loved this super sweet lace dress, perfect for those summer evenings. 2. Biba...
Saturday Night Supper: Make it Mexican

Saturday Night Supper: Make it Mexican

Want to try something new? Why not break from the mundane and rustle up something hot and spicy for Saturday’s dinner? Steer clear of predictable Mexican-style dishes like chilli con carne and have a go at these simple recipes for flavour-packed Mexican meals…   Jalapeño Roast Chicken with Oregano and Lime   Serves 4 –...
DIY Saturday Night Takeaway: Cook up an Indian Feast

DIY Saturday Night Takeaway: Cook up an Indian Feast

  If it’s not going to be a barbeque with a massive crowd of friends for dinner this Saturday, it has to be food as comparatively splendid that nobody minds staying in for. Go-to crowd pleasers generally include Chinese takeaway, fish and chips or a really hot curry from the local Indian restaurant. But, the...
Dinner’s Served: Try a twist on a Monday evening classic

Dinner’s Served: Try a twist on a Monday evening classic

Although we’re no longer craving warming winter stews and carb-heavy meals, it is still perhaps a little ambitious to start up the barbeque for a summer, après-office supper. Sunny-Sunday afternoon bbq’s are one thing, but it’s not like we’re in a heat wave (…yet! We challenge you, oh British skies!). So we turn to a...
Easter Holiday: Fun things to do with your kids

Easter Holiday: Fun things to do with your kids

This springtime, don’t assume that you’ll get sunshine and warm weather to allow you to take family picnics, set up Easter egg hunts and play games in the park. By all means if you find yourself in the moment, take the kids out for the day; but as the phrase would have it, plan for...
Sweeter Than Spring: French Chocolate Cake

Sweeter Than Spring: French Chocolate Cake

  If you are as disappointed with the lack of spring-like weather this spring as we are, you may just find yourself craving some sweet salvation; sound familiar? Well for us chocolate wins hands down every time. As such, this devilishly good French Chocolate Cake, inspired by the grandest cakes of Parisian royalty evokes just...
A Decadent Valentine’s Day Dessert: White Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes

A Decadent Valentine’s Day Dessert: White Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes

For Valentine’s Day dessert, how could you go wrong with chocolate, Champagne, strawberries and cream? No matter if you’re someone’s Valentine, someone’s secret admirer or if 14th February turns out just to be an average, uneventful day, we have the perfect ‘means of seduction’/ ‘self-healing salve’ [delete as appropriate] to fit the bill. These moist...