Lemon drizzle cake - Pikalily food blog

Syrupy lemon drizzle cake

This cake is perfect for those of you who are just getting into baking.  It is an all in one batter that you simply bake, drizzle and enjoy.  It’s also a perfect way to introduce your kids to baking, something we would certainly encourage of any parent.  We used lemon for our cake as it… 

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Duck a lorange with honey glaze chips - Pikalily food blog

Duck a l’orange with honey glazed chips

Duck really is one of our favourites and it’s important to ensure you get a real quality piece of duck when cooking this particular type of poultry.  When it comes to finding quality duck in a supermarket, it’s hard to look past Gressingham duck.  Gressingham have a great variety of duck recipes as well as… 

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Olive Bizarre bistro evening - beef main - Pikalily food blog

Delicious Bistro evening at Olive Bizarre, Newcastle

As you know, we love eating out and sampling the delights that Northern Ireland has to offer. We are extremely lucky to live only a few minutes away from a husband-and-wife run deli called Olive Bizarre which always serves up scrumptious food. John is in charge of the front of house and Ciara is responsible for cooking up… 

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M&S Mothers Day Lam Dinner - Pikalily Food Blog

Mother’s Day Family Roast with M&S

One of the great things about running a food blog is that you get to work with great brands from time to time and that was the case this week when we were asked to sample the Marks and Spencer Mother’s Day family dinner.  Much like the meal deals you’ll see in most supermarkets each… 

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