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Enjoy An Authentic Chippy Tea With Young's

Ruth Langsford, Young's development chef Serge Nollent and a group of UK food bloggers have teamed up this summer to showcase the versatility and authenticity of the Young's Chip Shop range, just in time for the busy school holidays. We'll show you just how easy it is to create a fish and chip supper at home, not only saving you money but allowing you to make healthier choices for you and your family.




Young's Chip Shop Cod Fillets have a unique crisp, bubbly batter allowing you to recreate the authentic taste of the chippy in your own kitchen. The cod fillets are made from 100% responsibly sourced white flaky cod and at only 243 calories per fillet are a lot healthier than their takeaway counterparts.
A BIT ABOUT YOUNG'SYoung’s traces its roots back to 1805, when it was founded by Elizabeth Young and her family who were watermen and fishermen on the Thames at Greenwich. The company has been in continuous growth since that time and undergone a number of changes of own…
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Sugar Free Cherry Clafoutis with Splenda

This gorgeous silky classic French baked dessert is traditionally made with black cherries and arranged in a buttered dish with a thick flan like batter. The bonus of my version is that it's sugar free and uses Splenda, a low calorie alternative instead, making it healthier for you.

Splenda Sugar Alternative is a low calorie table top sugar alternative made with sucralose. It's available in tablet form as Splenda Sweet Mini's ideal for drinks and also a granulated form which can be used spoon for spoon just like sugar - and that's the one I used in this Cherry Clafoutis. Splenda is 10 times lighter than normal sugar so you only need to use a tenth of the sugar quanity when following your favourite recipes.


TOP TIPS FOR MAKING THE CLAFOUTISUse other fruit like raspberries and blackberries instead of cherries.If you are using ordinary sugar and not Splenda, use 100g of caster sugar in the batter and dust with icing sugar when it is out of the oven.Eat warm with fresh cr…

Celebrating International Picnic Day with Tesco

International Picnic Day takes place on the 18th of June this year and to help celebrate, Tesco's have recently launched their brand new Mediterranean deli range. The range consists of mix and match nibbles such as Crispy Mushroom Arancini, Moroccan Inspired Falafels, Meatballs in a Smokey Marinade, Lamb and Chicken Kofta's, Feta Spinach Pastries and Sweetcorn Fritters.... and I can tell you they are seriously yum!



The deli range is on a permanent multi-buy of 3 for £5 and many of the dishes included can be served hot or cold to suit you. We are away this weekend but are planning to take our hamper of goodies up the A303 with us to share with our relatives in London.
PICNIC TOP TIPSPack with numbers - consider how many people you're feeding and pack appropriate quantities. Look out for mix and match deals like the 3 for £5 deli range at Tesco.Water - freeze bottles of water overnight and place in your picnic hamper to keep things cool. By the time you've arrived they …

Fruit & Nut Oat Bars

We all know Breakfast is the most important meal of the day...eat like a king and all that (I tend to eat like a king for lunch and dinner too, mind you 😋). You've also got to do your best to keep those horrible mid morning hunger pangs at bay and to stop the sneaky 11am biscuit tin raid!

I make a batch of these grab and go Fruit and Nut Porridge Oat Bars very regularly for mornings when time is too short to sit down for breakfast - and during term time that's quite often in this house. I'm sharing the recipe with you today to celebrate the Wake Up To Organic campaign, this year on the 14th June 2017. Independent shops and cafe's across the country will be serving up free organic mini breakfasts to showcase the delicious range of organic food and drink they have on offer, demonstrating how simple it is to make the switch to organic and how important eating a healthy and nutritious breakfast is. To find your local place to grab a free organic breakie on the 14th June …

Child Friendly Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

It's been far too long since I've posted a recipe on here. Unfortunately due to a family bereavement, the last month or so has gone by in a bit of a blur, with no real inclination or energy to post - grief is SO DRAINING 😢. Time is a great healer they say, although I don't suppose I'll ever get over the loss of my dear Dad (he sadly took his own life after another battle with the evil depression), but I now feel in the right frame of mind to start blogging again and I'm itching to get creative in the kitchen! Cooking is my relaxation, and I need a bit of that at the moment.

This Chicken Noodle Stir Fry was a quick and easy mid week recipe that the kids absolutely loved. The stir fry sauce isn't spicy so suits the fussiest of eaters, and most of the ingredients can be found in your store cupboard.

TOP TIPS FOR MAKING CHILD FRIENDLY CHICKEN NOODLE STIR FRYVary the veg by adding corn, mushrooms or courgette - whatever your fussy eaters will enjoy!If you want to …

No Bake Zingy Lime Crumb Pie

This No-Bake Zingy Lime Crumb Pie is going to be my go to dessert this summer. A zingy lime cream encased in a sweet biscuit crumb - much like a no bake cheesecake...but better! It's seriously yummy and will happily sit in the fridge for a couple of days so there's no need to scoff it all at once if you don't want to 😜. It's quite rich too so the recipe made in a 20cm springform tin will easily feed 8 - 10 people, the perfect size for a family gathering or summer BBQ.


TOP TIPS FOR MAKING NO-BAKE ZINGY LIME CRUMB PIETry using ginger nut biscuits instead of digestives for a more grown up taste.For a 'fancier' dessert, pipe some whipped double cream around the edge of the pie and decorate with slices of lime.I whip the condensed milk, lime juice and double cream with a hand held electric whisk but you can do it by hand if you want to - it will give you a good arm workout!You can make the Zingy Lime Crumb Pie up to 3 days before you need it so it's a great ma…

Celebrate National Tea Day with English Tea Shop's Luxury Organic Collection + Giveaway

With over 165 million cups of tea brewed daily in the UK , it’s no surprise having a cuppa has become a Great British tradition and is proudly celebrated each year on National Tea Day (this year on the 21st April). To celebrate, speciality organic tea company, English Tea Shop, has kindly given one Jam and Clotted Cream reader the chance to win a Luxury Organic Gift Tin (pictured above).

The Luxury Organic Collection contains 72 individually wrapped pyramid tea bags and features a diverse range of classics to more unusual herbal varieties. The range includes:

Organic and Fairtrade English Breakfast: A pure Ceylon black tea sure to quench any thirst for a proper English brew Organic and Fairtrade Earl Grey: A quintessentially British tea delicately flavoured with bergamot Organic and Fairtrade Green Tea: A delicate and refreshing blend of 100% organic and Fairtrade green tea Organic and Fairtrade Peppermint: A revitalising and delicious tea packed full of antioxidants Organic Chocolate…