Fig, brie and caramelised onion sandwich

Fig, Brie and Caramelised Onion Sandwich 

Talking about this sandwich today is going to be tough.  Thinking about those sticky caramelised onions and the sweetness of the figs against the creaminess of the brie makes my mouth water instantly but i’m fasting today, so I don’t want to think about it for too long. In my experience fasting is good for the soul. A kind of spiritual cleanse. So as much as I want to sink my teeth into this sandwich, I will instead imagine feeding my soul until dinner time, when I will wrap my chops around this beauty.

   

Fig, Brie and caramalised onion sandwich

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Pretzel and Salted Caramel Tiffin Bar

Pretzel and Salted Caramel Tiffin Bar

    

This.Is.Delicious.

Please.Make.It.

When I initially came up with the recipe, I was thinking of a Honeycomb tiffin I had made previously.

This recipe is an adaptation of that one and I thought it is only right to have the first recipe on our website have the word tiffin in it and coincidentally, It is best served with tea. 😉

Pretzel and Salted Caramel Tiffin Bar

Obviously the Pretzels don’t have to be start shaped but I think they add something special, although they do make it difficult to cut. A sacrifice I was willing to make because I’m not about perfectly cut bars of chocolate..well not all the time anyway.

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Rice Krispie Cereal Bars

Rice Krispie Cereal Bars

What a way to start the day ay? Rice Krispie Cereal bars are great for eating on those mornings when you are in a rush to get out of the door. I love rice krispies and I love how people use them in cake decoration too!

   

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Peri Peri Chicken Burgers

Peri Peri Chicken Burgers

Everyone loves peri peri chicken burgers right? I served mine with these brioche buns that were surprisingly easy to make. I also made my chicken as flat as I could, because the kids wanted to eat pretty sharpish. These burgers have all the flavours of that famous Nandos peri peri sauce. It’s basically a Nandos copycat burger. Did you see our recipe for Nandos chicken? Do give that a try too!

   

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Parsley, Caper and Lemon Pesto Pasta with Macerated Tomatoes

Parsley, Caper and Lemon Pesto Pasta with Macerated Tomatoes

A great way to serve pasta is this Parsley, Caper and Lemon Pesto Pasta with macerated tomatoes. It isn’t a creamy, saucy, cheesy affair. It is simplicity at its best. Fresh, vibrant, zesty and nutty.

I prefer simplicity with pasta dishes and I like to use fresh pasta where I can. There is a great deli in Leicester that sells some. which is great because frankly I don’t have the time to make my own. Although I almost brought a pasta making thingy the other day.

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