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do kid's need vitamins

Do kid’s need vitamins

When I was little my Mum used to stand at the front door each morning with a bottle of Minadex in hand – a quick 5ml slurp before school and that was our daily dose of vitamins. And then there was the trauma of the Cod Liver Oil dose to endure too. I’m shuddering at

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Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

We all know that too much sugar is bad for us, but when you’re craving a three o’clock pick-me-up it’s all too easy to reach for sugary snacks and drinks. High blood pressure, obesity and tooth decay are just some of the reasons for cutting down the amount of sugar in your family’s diet. Whether

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Paul Hollywood's very own baking tips

Paul Hollywood’s very own baking tips

I love a bit of Paul, if you know what I mean! I also love getting busy in the kitchen but baking bread has proved to be something of a nemesis for me. No matter how much I knead, twist, squash and smack my dough around, I can never seem to arrive at a consistency

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toffee apple cake

Toffee apple cake

A dash of cinnamon and chewy toffee make this moist toffee apple cake really special. Great served as a dessert with custard or in slices with a cup of something hot. Ideal for a Halloween treat or Bonfire night supper. Preparation time: Less than 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour Serves: 6

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bonfire toffee

Bonfire Toffee

Crowds of friends will love this dark, sticky, treacle bonfire toffee smashed in to bite sized pieces. Perfect for a bonfire night treat. For similar recipes visit bbcgoodfood.com Ingredients oil, for greasing 450g dark brown sugar 125ml hot water ¼ tsp cream of tartar 115g black treacle 115g golden syrup Method Line the base and

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Mary berry lemon drizzle traybake

Mary berry lemon drizzle traybake

This really is our top favourite. It is always moist and crunchy. The cake needs to be still warm when the topping is added so that it absorbs the lemon syrup easily, leaving the sugar on top. Do allow the cake to cool a little though – if it is too hot the syrup will

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