Raspberry red velvet cake

Made this rich, decadent beauty from ‘Cool Layer Cakes’ by Ceri Olofson and adapted the recipe a little, as V and I aren’t fans of marzipan. Turned out beautiful and moist, and is lasting us all week ­čÖé Serves 20+ (slice the cake thinly, as it is extremely rich and portions do not need to…

Chicken & butternut squash stew

This is a great winter warmer batch cook which uses the seasonal butternut squash, and is super cheap (great for students). Adjust the amount of chilli flakes to your personal taste of spicy. To make this veggie & vegan:┬áleave out the chicken, and use veg stock or water. Ingredients: 1 pack chicken thighs 1 butternut…