Chocolate chip Cookies

Happy Easter and Bank holiday! Whilst making these cookies, it got me thinking about how many of us use cooking as a coping mechanism, especially during anxiety-inducing moments like this. As tiring as it is, cooking does bring me joy and a level of calmness.

For this recipe I used Yard Confectionery’s milk chocolate, a black-owned chocolate company founded by two badass entrepreneurs, Rachel and Ashley. I’ll definitely be writing about their journey. So head to their page to get yourself a piece.

Hope you enjoy these cookies, and are all keeping safe and well.

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Mushroom and pancetta creamy pasta

Hope everyone is staying safe! As most of us have had lots of time to stay in and cook, I’ve been exploring quicker and easy to make recipes for you to use at home.

As we all need to limit our movement during this time, the key to a good recipe is adaptability. Don’t feel pressured to get the exact same ingredients – simply replace, replace, replace and use what you have at home.

A quick tip: For this recipe, if you’re using left over spaghetti, or your spaghetti cooks before the sauce and starts sticking together, just run some cold water through it. This will help remove the stickiness.

Hope you enjoy.

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