Morning Cinnamon Loaf 5 02/11/2015

Morning Cinnamon Cake Loaf

Is it a loaf or is it a cake? It’s both! This morning cinnamon cake loaf, is a warmly spiced delight that’ll help give you a spring in your step during these winter mornings. Ingredients 40g butter 125g self raising flour 50g muscovado sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 free range eggs 1 tbsp Ringtons Seville Orange Marmalade     Method: Oven heated to 180C/Gas 4 Grease a 8inch loaf tin and line with a strip of baking paper at the base Rub the butter and the flour together –... Read More

Mwa ha ha Marshmallows 21/10/2015

Mwa ha ha Mallows

The kids will love these gooey, mallow, crispy delights to make, eat and enjoy! Ingredients 45g butter 180g rice krispies 300g mini marshmallows Decorating: Edible spray shimmer Icing pens – various colours Melt the butter in a pan Add the mini marshmallows to the melted butter and melt until completely blended with the butter – stirring the mixture constantly. As soon as melted, take the pan off the heat and add the crispy cereal, mix well, ensuring the cereal has a generous coating of the mallowy mixture. Press the mixture... Read More

Bird of Paradise Tea Jelly 30/09/2015

I Don’t Think You’re Ready For This Jelly…

‘Birds Of Paradise’ Tea Jelly If you’re ever requiring a light, healthy pudding that you can make with minimal effort, this has to be in the running! ‘Bird of Paradise’ tea has a delicate flavour, with lots of tropical fruit flavours going on too, which makes it perfect to flavour jelly with. To serve they’re piled high with tropical fruits and lime juice, making it a really refreshing way to end a meal. I’ve used Clearspring agar flakes to make this recipe suitable for vegetarians and vegans, but if you... Read More

Guest post by Edward (Ted) Mason 28/09/2015

Bet You Haven’t “Bean” There & Done This

Barbeque-Style Paprika Coffee Baked Beans  It might surprise you to hear that coffee doesn’t just belong in your mug to rouse you from slumber every weekday morning. Coffee actually can be great in food too! This recipe has a slightly camp-fire, ‘Americana’ feel to it, and is perfectly suited to being a great breakfast alternative in the morning, alongside your cooked breakfast, or piled high on a piece of toast! Using smoked paprika really transforms the flavour, and takes it a million miles away from any baked beans you might... Read More


Tea for the Glasses

  For tea lovers, the summer can see a reduction of our favourite drink as the hot weather demands cooler drinks. As September leaks slowly into October, the question is, how do we enjoy the dregs of of the summer and still get our quota of tea? The answer: Iced Tea!! A life-saver for tea fiends on a sultry Indian summers day, promising to carry the delicate taste tea brings with a refreshing kick. Breakfast Iced Tea: Rington’s Earl Grey Tea, marmalade… and gin: surprisingly, a match made in heaven. This... Read More

Green Tea Mojito and Proper tea Bourbon 31/08/2015

Summer Cocktails with a Ringtons Twist

British Summertime is a glorious thing, but be it at the BBQ, or on a picnic, drinks can be a minefield of overly sweet ciders and warm tasteless beers. It’s too warm for red wine, the white wine is never cold enough — it’s time for the best cocktails to come out and shine. Step up your cocktail game this year and ditch the basic Pimms cup – guaranteed to be full of soggy fruit, and try one of these easy to make tea-based cocktails.  Apart from the odd absolutely... Read More