Bad Day Recipes

The Ultimate Comfort Food For Bad Days

In an ideal world every day would be perfect. We all know the feeling when something doesn’t quite go to plan and we feel like giving up. I believe it is extremely important to take some of the joy we get from our guilty pleasures to uplift us. Whether its a chocolate brownie covered with salted caramel and honeycomb or that mouth watering, juicy, stacked burger. It doesn’t matter! If you’re having a bad day go and grab the food that makes you feel good and take a break from your strict healthy diet to keep your wellbeing in balance. So why don’t you try some of my Bad Day Recipes to lift your spirits and transform your day into a Good Day!

Easy as Classic Plum Pie - Recipe
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Easy as Classic Plum Pie – Recipe

Classic plum pie is comfort food at it’s best! Beautifully flavoured with orange zest and ground clove, in a buttery sweet pastry. You can eat this pie hot or cold and serve it with many things such as homemade custard, pouring cream, or vanilla ice cream. All of

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Winter Spiced Caramelised Red Onion Chutney Recipe
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Winter Spiced Caramelised Red Onion Chutney Recipe

This Winter Spiced Caramelised Red Onion Chutney Recipe is a real winter warmer, perfect with cheese and crackers or goes beautifully with cold meats such as leftover turkey on boxing day. This is such a great recipe to make in advance as it lasts in the fridge for

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Chocolate Mousse Recipe with a Twist of Orange
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Chocolate Mousse Recipe with a Twist of Orange

This Chocolate Mousse Recipe with a Twist of Orange is the perfect way to finish a meal. The mousse was originally created in France and with it’s delicate, light and airy texture it is a definite show stopper to bring out at a dinner party. Definitely a decadent

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Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe
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Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Experimenting with food and creating new recipes using different flavours is what I prefer to do in the kitchen. However, sometimes I just wish to make a classic and forever favourite recipe. I believe most British people have heard of and have their own Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake

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Oat Pancakes with Chocolate Syrup and Strawberries
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Oat Pancakes with Chocolate Syrup and Strawberries

The addition of oats to your pancake recipe is a fantastic way of adding a little extra texture and fibre to your indulgent pancake breakfast. I served mine with lashings of chocolate syrup and a generous serving of fresh strawberries. Here’s my recipe for Oat Pancakes with Chocolate

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Steak and Ale Recipe Pie with Newcastle Brown Ale
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Steak and Ale Pie Recipe with Newcastle Brown Ale

Steak and Ale Pie Recipe with Newcastle Brown Ale. Steak and ale pie is a classic here in Great Britain. Served in pubs and restaurants throughout the UK. Steak and Ale pie is a traditional meat pie made from stewing steak and gravy enclosed in a pastry shell.

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Tropical Fruit Pavlova - Easy and Fresh
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Tropical Fruit Pavlova – Easy and Fresh

Give the traditional pavlova a tropical twist with this Tropical Fruit Pavlova Easy and Fresh Recipe. It’s a glorious recipe for a summer party and a real show stopper that the full family will love. Ingredients 6 x Large Egg Whites 375g x Caster Sugar 1 tbsp x

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Floating Island Dessert Recipe
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Floating Islands Dessert Recipe

Floating Islands, Another day in paradise… Every now and then I like to revisit old recipes and it doesn’t get much more retro than this classic Floating Islands Dessert Recipe. Soft meringues poached in milk and served to float on silky smooth vanilla custard. Ingredients for the Islands

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Cinnamon Spiced Apple Pie Recipe
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Cinnamon Spiced Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Pie has got to one of the most comforting desserts ever! Right? Keeping it simple is the key to its success. It’s all about two things, great crispy melt in the mouth pastry and a deliciously sweet, chunky apple filling. I highly recommend giving my Cinnamon Spiced

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East Blackcurrant Jam Recipe
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Super Easy Blackcurrant Jam Recipe

After spending a day picking fruit at Brocksbushes Farm Shop, Tea Room & Pick Your Own Fruit Farm in Northumberland, it goes without saying that some delicious homemade jam was on the menu. We picked kilos of fruit including Strawberries, Raspberries, Gooseberries and Redcurrants but it was the

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Mature Cheddar and Spring Onion Soufflé
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Mature Cheddar and Spring Onion Soufflé

Savoury Soufflés or Soufflés of any kind have the power of setting fear into any cooking enthusiast! Including me! However, if you accept that they are going to sink within 30 seconds of leaving the oven but are still going to be unbelievably delicious, then I think dreaded

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Make Honeycomb Popcorn with this Easy Recipe
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Make Honeycomb Popcorn with this Easy Recipe!

Learn how to Make Honeycomb Popcorn with this Easy Recipe! This is the perfect recipe for a movie night and will definitely impress your friends. If you’ve got a sweet tooth like me you’re really going to love this and with only four ingredients needed, it couldn’t be easier

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How to make traditional vanilla fudge
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How to make Traditional Vanilla Fudge

Learn how to make Traditional Vanilla Fudge. Vanilla fudge was always a real favourite of mine as a child and actually, who am I trying to kid? It still is! This recipe is so easy to make and with only four ingredients and the magic of cooking hopefully

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