Royal Wedding Cake

Notes of Nutmeg – Royal Wedding Cake

CREATE A RECIPE READY FOR ROYALTY With the birth of the adorable Prince Louis and the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the British Royal Family is having a very exciting year. I personally love a royal wedding. I love the grandeur and majesty but most of all, I love the excuse to …

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Easter Cake Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Easter Cake Recipe

CHOCOLATE EGG PIÑATA CAKE   Spring is finally here, and that means it is time to enjoy the Easter celebrations. For me, Easter has always been a day to celebrate new beginnings with my family and gorge on as much chocolate as possible. I especially loved Easter as a kid. My mum would set up …

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Mother's Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Mother’s Day Recipe

 MOTHER’S DAY CREAM TEA TREATS    With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to don the thinking caps to come up with a way to make the mothers in your life feel special and appreciated. I remember when my brother and I were small, my dad would sometimes struggle to think of ways to …

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Valentine's Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Valentine’s Day Recipe

Show off your sweet side!   Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite holidays. Although it gets perceived as tacky and commercial, it is a great opportunity to celebrate love with the special people in your life. I’ve always found that the best way to show someone you care is to make them something heartfelt. …

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Pancake Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Pancake Day Recipes

Pancake Day 3 Ways:   Yes! Pancake Day is here! Who doesn’t love a day where you can get away with eating pancakes for all three meals?   Here in the UK, it’s a tradition that goes back many generations. On Shrove Tuesday, pancakes are made to use up the sugar and eggs in the …

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Cook Without The Book: Seasonal Showstoppers

Cook Without The Book: Seasonal Showstoppers

It’s nearly time for everyone to sit down with their loved ones on Christmas Day to enjoy a delicious dinner. For those hosting many guests at the dinner table, it can be difficult to keep track of everyone’s likes and dislikes when it comes to Christmas Dinner. We’ve selected a range of seasonal showstoppers which …

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Cook Without The Book: Pies and Puddings

Cook Without The Book: Pies and Puddings

  You may have planned your starter and main course for Christmas dinner, but have you started thinking about pudding?  Mince pies, Christmas pudding and fruitcake are just a small selection of the desserts many will make for Christmas day – but they’re not for everyone. Whether you prefer traditional treats or anything that includes chocolate, …

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Cook Without The Book: Terrific Turkey

Cook Without The Book: Terrific Turkey

  It’s the time of year when everyone starts planning the centrepiece for their Christmas Dinner. Whilst there are many options for the day, turkey is a Christmas classic that many will choose. Cooking a turkey for Christmas can be challenging, with times and temperatures needing to be monitored regularly. From the traditional roast to …

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Cook Without The Book: Festive Feast

Cook Without The Book: Festive Feast

  Are you ready to have fun with festive food? During this time of year, there are many parties and dinners where you can get creative in the kitchen. With a variety of seasonal ingredients to choose from, you can create a selection of dishes to suit everyone’s individual tastes. Whether you want a captivating …

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Cook Without The Book: Brilliant Bonfire Buffet

Cook Without The Book: Brilliant Bonfire Buffet

  After the madness of Halloween, it’s time for the excitement and bright lights of Bonfire Night. This is the perfect night to keep warm by a bonfire and enjoy some scrumptious treats. Enjoy a variety of delicious food including warming soups and perfect puddings. We’ve chosen some of our favourite Bonfire Night recipes for …

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