Category Food


Easy oatcakes recipe that is quick to make

I have been trying new recipes for food that we enjoy but I haven’t cooked myself before.  I’m trying homemade alternatives to things I would normally buy from the shops. This oatcakes recipe fits the bill and is perfect for cooking a batch of biscuits to eat during the week . The oatcakes served with cheese and a few celery and carrot sticks make a nice light lunch or are a great way to round […]

Oatcakes recipe

Homemade Chocolates - bark

Show the love with handmade chocolates for Valentines Day

As a chocolate addict making these handmade chocolates for Valentines Day has been fun. What is not to like? Melting chocolate and filling the kitchen with a rich chocolatey smell, licking the spoon (when everything is finished!) and creating something to share with a loved one. This comes with a warning as some of the work in progress shots may not be Pinterest-worthy. I am obviously a messy worker and managed to drip the stuff […]


Rhubarb Pudding with Meringue Topping

This rhubarb pudding is made with a rich sponge topped with sliced rhubarb and finished with a meringue topping. Mum passed on the recipe as it is an easy summer dessert that everyone likes. Sunday is the day when we meet as a family.   It’s a day of treats like cake and puddings.  Sharing good food with family feels special every time. With rhubarb growing like crazy in the vegetable garden at this time […]

Rhubarb Pudding with Meringue Topping

Lemon curd recipe | The Nice Nest

Lemon Curd made in a Slow Cooker

There is nothing like the taste of tangy, homemade lemon curd and this recipe using a slow cooker couldn’t be easier. We all like lemon curd and I often make a batch when we have plenty of eggs. Our chickens have been laying well this Spring so the other weekend I got out the slow cooker and made some. It is a tasty preserve to have on toast or crumpets and also makes an excellent […]