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How to make a Malteaser Christmas Tree.

Image Credit So, the image above has been floating in my head as a treat to have on the table for Christmas Day. I decided it couldn’t be THAT hard and today I tried to recreate it in all its chocolate malty goodness. Here are some of my failed attempts and (eventual) success tips ­čÖé My FIRST idea was to use that icing that comes in a tube that you write with. I got two layers on and quickly realised that it wasnt going to work; I needed something gooier. So I decided to melt some chocolate (I wasted...
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Pigs In Mud Cake – step by step.

So, I made this cake to enter into our local towns annual Fair for Best Chocolate Cake Competition…. (It won – there were two entrants) I saw it on facebook somewhere and thought meh, I can do that. And guess what?? So can you! If you can tie a ribbon and make a play-doh piggy bum you are a shoo-in for it!!! The INGREDIENTS So, what you will need….. 1. Two packet cake mixes – I used some sort of Moist Chocolate Cake one that was on Special. 2. A butt load of KitKats. These are the most expensive...
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My Food Fight with Point Five

SO, Wednesday night just gone, Point Five and I had our first proper barny since we moved here.┬á You know the sort, where one of you (usually me) storms out the front door, slamming it indignantly behind you and sulks in the driveway until you realize your partner┬áisn’t┬ácoming out as they are┬árighteously┬áfuming as well and there is nothing for it but to eventually skulk back and hope they┬áhaven’t┬álocked the door. Yep, one of those ones….. All over one of THESE Does anyone know where I am going with this?? No?? Lemme fill you in! I was at work all...
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Piffle to Trifle

I was watching an episode (or two) of “Everybody Loves Raymond” on New Years Eve (by myself with a bottle of wine as you do with two kidlets and a working hubby) – you know the one where Deborah tries to recreate Ray’s favourite dish that Marie makes, her famous MEATBALLS. If you havent seen this episode I wont give away the ending but let me just use the word “sabotage” and remind the cooking hopefuls that tarragon is NOT a classic meatball ingredient, no matter what the label says. ┬áAnyway, I digress. My gorgeous mother-in-law is nothing like...
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