If your girlfriend has a sweet tooth, then look no further. I got in touch with Iona Hart, two sisters from London who specialise in the creation of gourmet marshmallows. They were lovely enough to send over a batch for this recipe and they are absolutely delicious. I got an assortment, ranging from gingerbread, Nutella and hazelnut to Oreo flavoured marshmallows. I was tempted to go with the Nutella option, but I thought it was too soon before I open a jar of Nutella again (it’s a slippery slope). Oreo took the win on this round.
As if a pink jar of iced-cream-booze wasn’t enough to crash all of Instagram’s servers on Valentines day, behold the “gourmet steak sandwich”. I have my friend Gus to thank for the inspiration for this one. Him and his girlfriend celebrate valentines day by making steak sandwiches and it occurred to me; they had it right all along.
Nothing screams love like a vibrant cocktail of Disaronno, iced cream and pink lemonade; A play on the typical ice cream float to send your dream-boat wild, a dreamfloat if you will.
Okay I’ll stop – They’re a treat at the best of times, but throw in a little bit of booze (or a lot) and some strawberries and you’re more than likely going to be the best boyfriend EVER. EVER.
So the cool kids at Joy The Store set me up with a challenge to cook up a recipe from their Nutella recipe book especially for world Nutella day. Naturally; challenge accepted.
Hey you, yeah you! Are you watching the superbowl today? Yeah? Cool. How about some pulled pork mac & cheese burgers to go with it? With fried bacon pieces embedded into the bun too? You got it, one superbowl Sunday pulled pork mac & cheese burger foodgasm coming up.
It’s an obvious fact that January is a month saturated with extreme diets, obnoxious detox regimes; (guilty) And drinking pretty much nothing but bottled water and green tea in the sincere, devastatingly bittersweet hope that we can solely endure a dry run throughout January without tippling a few shandies;
PUT THE BOTTLE DOWN – However, Saturday turned my house mate and very good friend a year older, so typically; we drank, we laughed, we had fun… And I played chef for our party guests.