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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Makes 12 Ingredients 125g butter, softened 250ml castor sugar 2 eggs 300ml flour 60ml cocoa powder 2ml bicarbonate of soda pinch salt 125ml  buttermilk 15ml  red food colouring Cream Cheese Icing: 80g butter, softened 125g thick cream cheese, softened 5ml vanilla extract 500ml icing sugar, sifted Method Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl […]

Chuck's Day Off

Toblerone Rice Pudding

Easy, Moderate, Complex Yields 4 portions Ingredients For the Pudding: 1/4 cup of butter (60 ml) 1/2 cup of Arborio rice (125 ml) 4 cups of milk (1 liter) 1/4 cup of granulated sugar (60 ml) 1 vanilla bean, opened and seeds scraped 1 cup of heavy cream 1/4 cup of icing sugar (60 ml) […]

At Home

Gratin of Fish with Cheese, Tomatoes and Herbs

Serves 6 Another great recipe of Isaac’s! It is a terrifically easy and convenient main course and – even better – it can be prepared in advance. Ingredients 75g (3oz) Gruyère cheese, grated 75g (3oz) Emmental, grated (or a total of 150g (5oz) Gruyère instead) 3 generous tsp Dijon mustard 4–5 tbsp single cream Salt […]

Real Health at home

Socialising While Social Distancing

Just because you’re not in the same space, doesn’t mean that your social life has to take a knock. Technology is a wonderful thing and various apps and platforms have the ability to bring friends and family from across the globe right into our homes at the click of a button – and because we […]


Welsh-Rarebit Muffins

Total Time: 35 minPrep: 15 minCook: 20 minYield: 12 muffins Ingredients For the muffins: 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour 1/3 cup rye flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon English mustard powder Generous 1/2 cup grated sharp Cheddar 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons plain […]


Corrugated Planter

This project brings interest to what could be described as a standard square planter. The wood and corrugated metal sheeting compliment each other. Experiment with different paint techniques. We used a steel wool – vinegar mixture to age the wood. You will need: Tools Materials Cordless Jigsaw Plywood 18mm POF Router Back panel 500 x […]


Fruity Ice Tea

Makes about 2.5 litres Ingredients 3 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and chopped (or plums or grapes) Juice of 1 lemon 375ml (1½ cups) peach juice (or cranberry or grape juice if using other fruit) 85ml ( ⅓cup) sugar 5cm fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated Handful fresh mint, chopped 1 lemon, finely sliced 6 cups […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Easy Tzatziki

Yield: 1 1/2 cups. BYOC: For some extra flavor add some olive oil and some fresh coarsely chopped mint.  Serve with crudities at your next party. Brush a pita with some olive oil and sprinkle Zaatar on top. Bake in oven until crispy and serve.  Ingredients 1 cup Greek whole milk yogurt 1 English cucumber, […]