Angel Fish Biscuit #GBBO #GBBOBloggers2017

Angel Fish Biscuit #GBBO #GBBOBloggers2017

These shimmery Angel Fish Biscuits are made from a buttery, almost shortbread like biscuit and decorated with colourful icing and sweets.
Angel Fish Cookie

So it is week 2 on the Great British Bake Off and thats means biscuit week. Now I may have mentioned before on my blog, that biscuits are my baking nemesis. I cannot bake successful biscuits to save my life. In fact I would go as far to say, that I were ever to make it on the GBBO on TV, I would be gone by the end of week 2 because biscuits would be my worse bake! Here is the story behind my Angel Fish Biscuits. 

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Homemade Fish ‘n’ Chips (#ad)

Homemade Fish ‘n’ Chips (#ad)

I was asked to share my recipe (and video) for Homemade Fish ‘n’ Chips using Crisp’n Dry 

Homemade Fish 'n' Chips

Fish and Chips I think is British comfort food at its very best. It is just so delicious, and probably our nations favourite take away meal. However, even though we as a family do not buy it as a take away very often, it is lovely to have as an occasional treat and let’s be honest, as with any take away, it gives me a night off from cooking!

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Cauliflower Cheese & Fish Pie

Cauliflower Cheese & Fish Pie

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I have a secret 

Are you ready?

I take shortcuts in my cooking !!!!!!

Ha ha I bet you were wondering what I was going to confess then, didnt you? 

My point is, that I have always cooked from scratch. I learned to cook in my early teens by watching my Mum, and I guess having a natural love of cooking and wanting to cook meals for those I care and love. However, although I can make my own mash potato, my own cauliflower cheese and my own buttercream (as I often use the Betty Crocker ready made one on my cakes), I also think there is nothing wrong with taking shortcuts especially when time is short or maybe you just want to save time.

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Fish Cobbler with Potato & Dill Scones

Fish Cobbler with Potato & Dill Scones

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As soon as January starts each new year, it marks the start for many of us of new resolutions, new beginnings and changes that we challenge ourselves to keep going as the year progresses.  January also means that for many of us it is not the best month financially after the extra costs that December brings. I know myself that the start to the new year is always one where I try really hard to keep to my meal plan and budget for food shopping, because money is tight following Christmas.

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