Chocolate biscuits

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Moorish Chocolate Biscuits

Easy to make and easy to eat. (Far too easy to eat!). These chocolate biscuits are great with a cup of tea or hot chocolate. And easy enough to make with children. We made them with dark chocolate powder, but if you want them a little lighter, you can use different, milk chocolate powder or dip them in white or milk chocolate.  Read more

Chocolate Brioche Twist – Bake

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Chocolate Brioche Twist 

Our take on Babka bread. It is great comfort food, but not the easiest recipe we have shared. Good luck and find us on Instagram if you want help.  Read more

Baking up a Treat

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Things to Bake:

The nights are drawing in and Christmas is coming. A lovely time to bake and make treats. So here are a few ideas that make great snacks for when people visit. Or great gifts for people for Christmas. Read more

Pin Gin | Gin Discovery

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What would you do if your husband came home and told you he wanted to start a Christmas Tree and Gin business? This is what happened to Amy… and not long after gin making equipment started arriving at her home.  Read more

Bake | How To Make a Beautiful But Simple Real Flower Cake

We have all seen the stunning cakes with real flowers on this summer, including at the royal wedding. Here is a really simple cake: Read more

Things To Do With Coffee | Food Blog

We love coffee. it is more than just something to wake us up in the morning, it is a ritual. However you make it (in a cafeteria, Drip coffee filters, Stove top coffee makers, or just a spoonful of instant) making it can give you a moments reflection and calm… and even if it doesn’t and you grab a cup on the way into work each morning, it does taste amazing.

Here are a few other ideas of what you can do with coffee other than just drinking it.

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Things To Do With Marshmallow | Food Blog

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Classical Vanilla Marshmallow

Summer holidays are here! And it is a great time to start baking and making and camp fires (please choose a safe and suitable area). With this in mind, we thought we would give you a few ideas on what to do with marshmallows rather than just eat them.

And we decided to ask an expert, so we asked  The Mallow Maid

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Lemons & Lemonade

Summer has always linked in my head with lemons and lemonade. Homemade lemonade; not the fizzy type, the refreshing, tastes healthy- but has too much sugar in it to actually be healthy- type. Lemon sorbet. Lemon drizzle cake… and (picked up from travels in Africa) my favourite gin based cocktail. Basically, I am using the excuse of having a new lemon squeezer on the website to share a few of my favourite food and drink recipes with you all. I hope you enjoy. Read more

Easter Making- How to make edible, sugar coated flowers and what to do with them.

We at Home of Juniper have a passion for food. This passion usually revolves around eating… but when we do have time to get in the kitchen the creativity that can go into cooking can be pretty wonderful.

Perfect for this time of year, and great to do with children, is making sugar-coated flowers.

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G&T anyone? | For the Love of Gin

Last month we stumbled across a rather wonderful craft gin … Tea flavoured!

Based in Yorkshire, this company’s gin was so lovely we have decided to share it with you, incase you haven’t heard of it before. One of the first things that caught our attention with this gin was the flavours…they make a lavender addition and a tea addition, two of our favourite things! Read more