Do you love the taste of jelly babies as much as we do? We decided to take things a step further for the long weekend and try to turn this flavour into a fun boozy treat. Try these babies out and let us know what you think.
We love entertaining, and when we have special guests over for lunch or dinner, we also like to make a splash. This is an absolutely gorgeous meal of gourmet lamb chops that will leave your guests in awe, and it gives you a chance to make the most of the last of this summer’s produce.
When it comes to entertaining there are a few definite dos and don’ts. From keeping it within your budget to providing your guests with a nourishing, unforgettable meal, we dispel the three biggest mistakes that hosts make and how to do it better next time. Here it is: entertaining faux pas 101.
I love entertaining. My mum has trained me, from an almost concerning age, to be the most wonderful (if not slightly over-bearing) host. I never run out of ice. I always remember that my granny is allergic to avocado and although she’s not allergic to raisins, she truly despises them. I know that good red wine should be served slightly chilled and not, as the lowly heathens say, at ‘room temperature.’ I own a superb array of napkins and my cheesecake has been known to soothe even the most cantankerous dinner guests. Here are my trusted tips to making a dinner party as light, decadent and impressive as a perfectly-baked soufflé.
Having guests around in summer means chilling outside around the pool, and no one wants to stand slaving away in the kitchen. But we’ve got you covered with three recipes perfect for enjoying by the side (or in) the pool.
There’s nothing more pleasurable than a freshly brewed cup of coffee in the mornings. Not to mention after a lovely dinner with your guests. No matter the type of coffee machine you have at home, whether old or new, there are always ways to perfect your cup! Here we go:
Just as the festive budget pinch subsided, the Valentine’s gifts and offerings had their turn in making a dent in your wallet. Don’t let that hold you back from still enjoying the last bits of summer with friends and loved ones, and consider one of these affordable, fun options for your next gathering.
Unleash your wild side and get fancy with poultry to impress your guests. And this recipe come with a cooking hack as well. To check if your bird is ready, make a small incision near the bone. If it’s done, the juices should run clear. And this works with chicken as well!
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! We couldn’t think of a better way to sweep your special someone off their feet than with our sexy and fun flirtini cocktails.
The best desserts are the ones that starting with a freezer staple and ending with creative and yummy add-ins. What are you waiting for? Get playing!