Recipes

Between January and Easter each year, there is one gooey, chocolatey classic sweet which outsells every other at this time of year. We are, of course, talking about the Cadbury Crème Egg. Whilst we love a Crème Egg on its own, they’re also super versatile and can be used in many bakes including rocky road and trifles. Our favourite though is the classic Cadbury Crème Egg Brownie and we’ve added the recipe below for you to enjoy! Our Crème Egg Brownie recipe makes the Crème Egg even more chocolatey, what’s not to love? If you want to make your own Crème Egg Brownies, then give our recipe ..
0 comments on this article - view comments
We love sweets. There, we said it. But many of our yummiest treats are not only great to enjoy on their own but are also fabulous to bake with. One of our favourite recipes to knock-up in the kitchen is our Haribo cupcakes (or Haribo buns if you prefer). Our Haribo cupcakes are a classic vanilla cupcake topped with creamy, colourful icing and finally, decorated with your favourite Haribo sweets. Why not try different combinations from cola bottles, gummy bears, or even add the ‘cherry on top’ with the classic Haribo cherry sweet. Whether you are baking for a special occasion such as a bi..
0 comments on this article - view comments

Dusting Off Your Nostalgic Cobwebs

Nostalgia Galore!

Article Search

Nostalgic Meanderings
Hello David McKee sadly died about a month ago.  He was 87, which is a good innings in anybody's book. You're probably thinking... who? To tell the truth, I'd have been doing the same. ... [Read More]
Almost 50 years later this still sends shivers down my spine... and not in a good way. It's in the same category as scraping fingers down the blackboard for many people (which strangely I don't m... [Read More]
As you can probably guess, it's not a bad job to be the person behind the virtual counter in an online sweetshop. Aside from being surrounded by sweets (ahhhh the smell!) and taste-testing a gazi... [Read More]
As Vic Reeves would have said... "You wouldn't let it lie...". Brace yourself for a nostalgic rant... Don't you find it depressing how many reboots there are... They take something that wor... [Read More]
I took William, our 13 year old, shopping the other day to buy a new pair of trainers.   The old ones had lasted about 3 months until he grew out of them...  Pesky meddling adol... [Read More]
As I look out of the window here the sky is grey and it's raining. Back in the day, before there was 24 hour a day entertainment for children (on-demand television so you can watch whatever you l... [Read More]
Back at the end of the 70s a new, how did they come up with that idea, programme appeared on BBC2.  I can remember if it was on Sunday afternoon or, and I think I'd probably plump for this if I... [Read More]
As I'm doing mundane stuff around the house and in the garden I spend a whole load of my time trying to think of obscure nuggets of things that I remember from when I was little.  Not the most... [Read More]
How many of these childhood Christmas memories can you remember? [Read More]
The devil is in the detail they say... and that was certainly true when it came to tokens at Christmas. One, in particular, made my heart sink when I was 9... [Read More]
Remember Stickle Bricks?  Take a trip down toy memory lane... [Read More]
Do you agree with my controversial list of the worst biscuits ever? ... from an 8 year old's perspective anyway... [Read More]
How many of these can you remember?  Have I left out your favourite? [Read More]
How many of these memories remind you of birthday parties when you were little? [Read More]
Iconic foods you thought had long since disappeared... or have they??? [Read More]