The Foodie Corner: Fibre Berry and Brownie blast Sundae (With Dairy and chocolate alternatives.)

This is a quick and easy desert that I created after I moved out and started my weight loss journey. I could make this in my wheelchair myself with no assistance in five minutes. I would save this as my Friday treat. Ingredients : Two Asda Fibre Brownies (80g)10 largr Dairy Milk chocolate buttons (25g)Two … Continue reading The Foodie Corner: Fibre Berry and Brownie blast Sundae (With Dairy and chocolate alternatives.)

Food: American style gooey cookies

Source: Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature85g light muscovado sugar85g golden caster sugar1 egg225g self-raising flour50g plain chocolate, 50-70% cocoa, roughly chopped50g white chocolate, roughly chopped85g natural colour glacé cherry, roughly chopped Method: Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Beat the butter, sugars and egg until smooth, then mix in the flour, chocolates … Continue reading Food: American style gooey cookies

Food: Candy Canes

Recipe from: Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups/21 ounces granulated sugar 1 cup/11 ounces light corn syrup 1/2 cup/4 ounces water, divided 1 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 teaspoon red gel food coloring Optional: 1 teaspoon white gel food coloring Spray two rimmed baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. Preheat your oven to 200 F. … Continue reading Food: Candy Canes

Food: Mary Berry’s Yule log

Ingredients For the chocolate sponge 4 large free-range eggs 100g/3½oz caster sugar 65g/2½oz self-raising flour 40g/1½oz cocoa powder For the chocolate ganache topping 300ml/½ pint double cream 300g/10½oz dark chocolate (around 35-40% cocoa solids), broken into small pieces For the cream filling 300ml/½ pint double cream, whipped To decorate icing sugar, for dusting a toy … Continue reading Food: Mary Berry’s Yule log

Cooking lesson – week one: Shortbread and Gingerbread

Today with my beautiful assistant Melanie I learned how to make Gingerbread and shortbread. I will say I only needed assistance cooking the gingerbread mix on the hob, putting the biscuits on trays and using the icing bag. Here's what you need to make the gingerbread: 40grams of unsalted butter 2 table spoons of ginger … Continue reading Cooking lesson – week one: Shortbread and Gingerbread

Food: Christmas tree decorations – Sugar cookies

Ingredients Cookies 2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt 1 c. unsalted butter 3/4 c. granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract Sanding sugar, for decorating Royal Icing 3 large egg whites 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar 16 oz. confectioners' sugar Directions In large bowl, … Continue reading Food: Christmas tree decorations – Sugar cookies