Recipe: Chocolate Stout Loaf Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

I had a can of Toast Ale’s new 6.2% chocolate stout in the fridge – a new brew they’ve made from surplus bread & chocolate in collaboration with Divine Chocolate, as part of their ‘Rise Up for the Planet’ campaign. It’s a freaking delicious stout, so I figured it would also taste amazing baked into a chocolate cake.

This is my adaptation of an Edd Kimber recipe which I found on the Sainsbury’s Magazine website; where I have also used some of Halen Mon’s epic Salted Caramel Spread to make a delicious, sweet cream cheese frosting.

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Recipe: Three ways to pimp a Simple Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a classic North African and Middle Eastern dish which at its most basic, centres around eggs poached in a spicy stew – Shakshuka literally means “a mixture” and the traditional version uses tomatoes, onions and spices. These days you can find Shakshuka on brunch menus all over the UK but it’s also a very simple dish to make at home – perfect for a weekend brunch during the lockdown.

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Review: Weekday ‘Super Lunch’ at Jamie’s Italian, Cardiff

The launch of a new lunchtime menu at Jamie’s Italian in Cardiff gave me the perfect excuse to enjoy a leisurely lunch hour in the sun this week. The pricing of the new menu is really good, but was the food up to scratch? Read on to find out.

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Where to buy high-welfare meat in Cardiff

We should all be eating less but better meat. If you want to eat meat, but care about how it’s been produced, here is a handy list of the best places to find high-welfare meat on the menu in Cardiff.

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