Food & Drink Posts

3 Brilliant Valentines Day Ideas

drgf7doee-o-roman-kraftLooking for something easy and fun to do around the season of love? We’ve rounded up 3 brilliant Valentines Day ideas to do on the day or save for the weekend. It’s time to do something sweet for your sweetheart! No one special? We say treat yourself – or invite your friends round. Galentines and Palentines is a thing, y’know!

Our Top 5 Veganuary Recipes

Our Top 5 Recipes for #veganuary! - magazine.co.uk
Spurred on by a variety of different motives – cruelty-free, eco-friendly, health and pure curiosity – thousands of us are getting involved with veganism for the entire month of January – dubbed ‘Veganuary‘. Check our favourite Veganuary recipes below…!

Delicious Magazine’s Boxing Day Breakfast Muffins

Alison from Dragons and Fairy Dust finds the origins of nutmeg and the perfect Boxing Day bake – Delicious magazine’s Boxing Day Breakfast Muffins! Here’s how she got on… 

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Whilst these are best eaten warm from the oven on the day they are baked they can also be made in advance and frozen. Freeze for up to three months. When you want to use them just defrost and warm them in the oven or a microwave before serving.

The Festive Showstopper: Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Kat from The Baking Explorer crafts the perfect festive showstopper – Baking Heaven magazine’s Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Cheesecake! Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Cheesecake | Baking Heaven at magazine.co.uk

December is the month of entertaining and also the month when I get inundated with requests to make desserts for various family and friend gatherings. So when I’m short on time and I need to get an impressive dessert ready, cheesecakes are my go to option. They are easy to put together and you can leave them in the fridge overnight to set.

Veggie Magazine’s Chai & Ginger Cake

One of our favourite bloggers – Kat from The Baking Explorer –  has recreated a delicious vegetarian recipe – presenting Veggie Magazine‘s Chai & Ginger Cake! 
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Italian cooking is my absolute favourite, although I have to say I usually stick to the savoury side. However when reading Veggie’s November issue, this recipe from Melissa Forti who runs a tea room in North West Italy really caught my eye. I couldn’t resist making it as the flavours screamed Autumn and it sounded warming and comforting, which is exactly what you want from food this time of year.

Good Food Magazine’s Iced Ginger Bundt Cake

The talented Kirsty from Bake This Happen (who also runs a fantastic baking blog, Ever So Sweet) has created a twist on a classic – here’s her take on Good Food Magazine‘s Iced Ginger Bundt Cake!gingercake3

What a treat when this months Christmas edition of BBC Good Food magazine landed on my door mat last week.  Now with bonfire night being past, the countdown to Christmas is truly on, and with it all the flavours of the festive season.  

Food Allergies and Free From magazine

Elaine from Fun as a Gran blog explores food allergies and the great desserts you can make by using a few clever alternatives – we’re talking food allergies and Free From magazine!

Allergies seem to be much more prevalent these days, or is it just they make the news more? Having a child with food allergies is not ideal, but then you have no choice but to get on with it. I know when I was born, as when my eldest was born with lactose intolerance then the only option was early weaning. There was no recommendation then for alternative milks.

Festive Nutella Lava Cookies

We’re a little bereft over at magazine.co.uk now the Great British Bake Off is finished – but wait! Our Account Strategist Kate has saved the day with her festive Nutella lava cookies! Bake on a day when all you want to do is grab a spoon and dive into the Nutella jar…

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Baking Heaven’s Caramel Drip Cake

The magazine.co.uk team take The Great British Bake Off seriously and in the spirit of all things sweet, we’re baking every week up to the final! Here’s Baking Heaven’s Caramel Drip Cake…

Processed with VSCO with c2 presetOur most recent team bake comes from Marketing Executive Jimmy, who found delicious inspiration in Baking Heaven magazine with their Caramel Drip Cake, originally created by Britt Whyatt of She Who Bakes blog.

7 Awesome Autumn Ideas

At magazine.co.uk HQ we’re celebrating all things autumnal. There’s a definite chill in the air, so grab your sparklers and toast your marshmallows because everything changes when the leaves turn from green to gold. Here are 7 awesome autumn ideas for the fall season…
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