HOW TO: Open and Peel an Avocado in 10 Seconds!

Here’s another of my quick and simple tips you can use in the kitchen and this time it’s Avocadoes.

If any of are like me, you may have read a little children’s book called the ‘Avocado Baby’. Ever since I read it I was obsessed with avocadoes. And why shouldn’t I be, avocadoes are super cheap, super versatile and most of super tasty. You can eat in a salad, as a dip, in a sandwich or even just by itself. Just the meatiness of it, but also the subtle and not so overpowering taste of it makes it amazing to nom on.

However, I’ve noticed some people don’t actually know how to easily open and peel an avocado. I’ve watched some people take about half an hour to prep one and then watch their mouths hit the floor when I show them the trick to peel and remove the meat it in 10 seconds. This isn’t a new trick or anything, but a lot of people don’t know about it so here it is. 20150405_142625 Continue reading HOW TO: Open and Peel an Avocado in 10 Seconds!

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ZOMGERRRD!!! A BLOG AWARD!!! >.<

Ever since I started my blog, I had noticed these blog awards being awarded to people, I really wanted one and so I worked hard to try and get at least one. Now, thanks to Lori and her lovely daughter, Evie, over at cookswithevie‘ (which you should definitely check out, especially her recent post on custard creams…who doesn’t like a good cream with a cuppa tea, eh?) I am very honoured to be nominated for my first ever award, the “ONE LOVELY BLOGGER AWARD”!!! *Confetti Time* *Party Poppers* Woooo!

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Marvellous Easter Rocky Road Creation

Happy Easter everybody! Hope you’re all enjoying the Easter weekend break, though I reckon many of you are revising for your summer exams so probably no time to relax. However, I highly doubt you aren’t stuffing your faces with chocolate right now.

So since its time for chocolates, I’m gonna give you some of mine as well. They’re like Rocky Roads, but with as usual I like to add a little something extra and they taste almost like the Cadbury’s Marvellous Creations so I’m gonna call my ones “Marvellous Rocky Road Creations”! Enjoy!

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(Prep/Cooking time: 30 Mins, Difficulty Level: 1 – Super Easy, Cost: £ – Super Cheap)

(Suitable for Vegetarians)

Ingredients:

  • Dark Chocolate (400g)
  • Double Cream (150g)
  • Unsalted Butter (50g)
  • Marshmallows
  • Biscuits
  • Jelly Sweets

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