Indian-spiced Camembert Melt with Le Rustique

Leading UK Camembert brand, Le Rustique, is celebrating Spring with by working with Alex Head from the Social Pantry to create bright and colourful dishes featuring beautiful fresh herbs. They challenged me to create my very own Le Rustique and fresh herbs dish, and naturally I had to combine their wonderfully melty cheese with one of my all time favourite things – a fresh loaf of sourdough bread! Incredibly simple to make and perfect for a Spring picnic, I hope you’ll like my unique take on the ever-popular grilled cheese sandwich!

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Tuk Tuk Chai

Who doesn’t love chai!? I remember years ago when I first discovered the wonder of chai lattes in coffee shops – the combination of sweet, aromatic spices made it my favourite hot drink long before I discovered coffee! I know I’m not the only cinnamon lover around, and the combination of that with the other flavours and creamy milk with a hint of sugar is just perfect in my opinion! Clearly I’m not the only one as I’m pretty sure chai lattes are available in most coffee shop chains (as well as a ton of independent coffee shops) all year round!

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Thomas J Fudge – mulled wine

There are certain things that it’s just criminal not to have over the festive period and for me mulled wine is one of them. Mulled wine and mince pies are two things I can honestly say I feel almost no desire to eat for the rest of the year, but everything about them just screams Christmas, so when it comes to the holidays – let’s be honest.. the whole month of December – I eat them in abundance. After all the supermarkets have had them out since October!

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Chocolate chia cookies

I am an absolute cookie monster! Okay.. I love all things sweet but cakes and cookies are definitely my biggest weakness. As I write this I’m on a plane and I’m greedily eyeing up the air hostesses handing out white chocolate cookies – I’m in the middle so I get to be served twice, once from each side.. that’s how it works right!? 🙂 In my opinion, nothing is better than a warm, fresh cookie, slightly underdone in the middle, chewy and stuffed full of chocolate chunks!  Continue reading Chocolate chia cookies