The rustlers burger hacking challenge

February 6, 2018 admin 1

This weekend we took part in the rustlers burger hacking challenge. I hadn’t used these products before so I was interested and a little dubious to see what microwaveable burgers would be like. When I told boys we were having southern fried chicken burgers for tea they were very excited and when I told them they could choose their own topppings they got even more excited as there is nothing they like more than competing […]

The Collective’s Spiced Pear Tarte Tatin

December 4, 2017 admin 0

SERVES 6-8 INGREDIENTS 3 pears (we love Williams pears if you can get your hands on them) 80g salted butter, plus more for brushing 120g caster sugar ½ tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground cardamom (from 4 pods) ½ tsp vanilla powder or essence Pinch of salt 2 tbsp brandy Juice ¼ of a lemon 500g block all-butter puff pastry The Collective Pear + Maple yoghurt, to serve METHOD 1. Peel […]

Tomato and roasted red pepper soup

November 2, 2017 admin 2

The boys have been busy in the kitchen with our food processor today and have created a lovely tomato and roasted red pepper soup to warm us all up on this cold winters day. If you would like to make the soup yourself then here is the recipe. Ingredients 4 large Ramiro red peppers 2 large beef tomato’s                                   […]

A strawberry Cocktail

July 11, 2015 admin 2

As we all know I love all things strawberry and my cocktails are no exception. Last weekend I went to Newcastle with the girls for a friends birthday and one of our super talented friends made this delicious strawberry cocktail. It was sooo tasty that I just had to share the recipe with you all, but be warned it is a bit of a killer so please drink responsibly. two parts VODKA one part Strawberry […]