There’s something really weird about visiting a tropical climate around this time of year when everyone’s shivering and slugging around in the drizzle back home. I mean, I just couldn’t get on board with the Christmas Trees that sprung up between the palm trees on November the 1st, but Halloween was a totally different story. Floridian Halloweens are weird in the best kind of way.
Bloody Beetroot Freaky Fries
These Bloody Beetroot Freaky Fries wouldn’t be out of place at Dracula’s Halloween Shindig or whatever party Hannibal Lecter’s throwing this year; the beetroots are sweet, the bacon’s salty, the sriracha gives everything a little kick, and the cheese… well, I don’t need to sell you on melted cheese, do I?
The toughest thing about making these ghoulish donuts was coming up with a name for them. There are so many great spooky names for food this time of year (I still maintain that Cadburry’s Scream Eggs are even better than normal Cream Eggs), but when Sunny asked what the hell these were and I replied excitedly […]
Leftover Pumpkin Traybake
I finally got around to carving up my pale pumpkin today, and I was faced with that annual dilemma; what the hell do I do with all those pumpkin guts? I’ve been guilty of just chucking it all in the bin many a time, until last year, when I blitzed it all into a puree […]
Salted Caramel Macarons
It’s National Dessert Day tomorrow (*shrugs* apparently… When’s National Naming Days Day, I wonder?), not that I need any excuse to scoff sweet things, of course – especially around this time of year. I’m already on to my second pack of Fiendish Fancies, and today I decided to make some Halloween-ish Macarons. I’ve made them […]