Author Archives: dawneagle

Winter fruit salad…to welcome the New Year

Happy New Year…and an unusually healthy start to the year with this lovely fruit salad. It is really quick and easy to make and is also fun for kids to make, with only a little supervision. Grab some fruit…chop it … Continue reading

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Sunday morning pancake breakfast

We always have pancakes for breakfast on Sunday mornings. Always. Variations on a theme, but always pancakes. They’re so easy to make…give them a go. They don’t need much in the way of equipment either. We usually have glacé cherries … Continue reading

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The ’10-minute prep’ style of cooking. Chocolate cherry frangipane pudding

Sometimes I want to eat nice food, but don’t want to spend all evening cooking it. There are so many chefs jumping on this bandwagon and writing cookbooks that work beautifully if you are a professional, but for mere mortals, … Continue reading

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Macaroons are not as hard as Mary and Paul make out!

Raspberry macaroons with raspberry buttercream, or with violet buttercream. According to The Great British Bake-Off baking icons that are Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, mastery of macaroons means that you have the Magic Touch of Bakery. I don’t agree…but you … Continue reading

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Why don’t you start a blog?

So, they all said “Why don’t you start a recipe blog?“… Because I’m apparently some sort of Superwoman who is Made of Magic and can do all of this stuff. Well, I’m not…made of magic, that is, although it is … Continue reading

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