Easy Follow Salted Caramel Squares Recipe

Salted Caramel Square Recipe - Pikalily Food Blog

We’ve been busy in the kitchen this week creating a number of treats for Nial’s birthday including our popular chocolate brownies, German biscuits, and a new recipe, salted caramel squares. ¬†Nial took the collection of goodies into his work and shared with the guys at The Tomorrow Lab who seemed to more than enjoy them (if the empty boxes that returned home are anything to go by ūüôā ).

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Slow Cooker Honey & Beer Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Honey Beer Pulled Pork - Pikalily Food Blog

Yesterday we brought you a pressure cooker BBQ pulled pork recipe, and we’ve been busy in the kitchen again, this time with the slow cooker. ¬†This time we’ve slow cooked some pork butt (which we picked up from Lynas Food Outlet in Belfast) in a honey and beer sauce for your enjoyment. ¬†Check out the steps below for creating this dish, and you can even watch our step by step video to creating the dish at the bottom of the page. ¬†Let us know what you think of it in the comments section below.

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Pressure Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Pressure Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe - Pikalily Food Blog

We’ve been getting our meat on of late, and after we recently created a tasty slow cooked beer beef brisket dish for Easter, we’ve been busy in the kitchen again creating a pulled pork recipe with a wonderful cut of pork butt from the Lynas Food Outlet in Belfast. ¬†Rather than slow cooking the pork (as is often the norm with BBQ pulled pork), we got our pressure cooker out and cooked this pulled pork dish in less than an hour – that’s right, less than an hour! ¬†If you don’t have a pressure cooker you could slow cook the pork for 4 – 6 hours.

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Banana Mixed Berry Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Mixed berry smoothie bowl recipe - Pikalily food blog

Smoothie bowls are very much on trend at the minute. ¬†Indeed, you only have to do a search on Google, Instagram or Pinterest and you’ll see a whole host of smoothie bowl recommendations, each one packed with goodness in so many ways. ¬†We recently took part in a Twitter¬†healthy tasting session with Musgrave Marketplace and Erika Doolan¬†which focused on a range of smoothie recipes. ¬†With National Breakfast Week this coming week, we decided to get creative in the kitchen by making our own smoothie bowl recipe. ¬†We opted for an antioxidant packed berry smoothie bowl which was vibrant in colour and packed full of great flavour. ¬†Check it out below. [Read more…]

Cream of Curried Parsnip Soup & Smoked Bacon Crumb

Curried Parnsip Soup with Smoked Bacon crumb - Pikalily Food

This soup is the perfect soup for a cold winters day; silky and smooth with¬†a touch of spice.¬† It’s easy to make and can be ready¬†in less than an hour.¬† And it tastes even better the next day! With so few ingredients needed, this can be a great way to get rid of any additional parsnips you may have lying around over the festive season. ¬†The smoked bacon crumb is a really tasty and easy to make addition. [Read more…]

Spiced pumpkin and coconut soup

Spiced pumpkin and coconut soup - Pikalily food blog

Continuing with our recent theme of Halloween time recipes, we’ve found another way to use your leftover pumpkins over the coming weeks with this pumpkin soup recipe. ¬†Pumpkin soup is a popular flavour served in many eateries throughout the year but we’ve decided to add a little bit of spice to ours with the addition of ginger and Thai red curry paste. ¬†This soup only takes around 1 hour to prepare and cook, and like all soups is something you can enjoy for a few days whether it is for lunch, dinner or a healthy snack. ¬†Follow our steps below to make it yourself.

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Sticky beer glazed fried chicken thighs

Sticky beer glazed chicken thighs - Pikalily food blog

We were recently chatting with the guys at Phipps PR about the versatility of using beer in home-cooking, something we’ve used on many occasions. ¬†We’re really enjoying cooking with chicken thighs at the minute as they flavoursome and moist and lend themselves perfectly to so many dishes. ¬†We recently cooked some BBQ glazed chicken thighs which involved us cooking the chicken in the actual glaze.

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2 Minute Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole and nacho recipe - Pikalily Food Blog

Guacamole is a really tasty dip that is perfect with nachos or a nice addition to a wrap.  There is very little work in creating a guacamole and the end result is a zingy, fresh and full-flavour dip.  Below we take you through the steps to making a quick and easy guacamole straight from your own kitchen.

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Autumn Curried Roasted Parsnip Soup Recipe

Curried Roasted Parsnip Soup - Pikalily Food Blog

While we are still enjoying the mild weather, the shorter evenings and cold nights are a reminder that winter is just around the corner. ¬†With this in mind we will be starting to share more soups, stews and casserole recipes over the coming months. ¬†To kick things off, we thought we’d share one of our favourites – an autumn roasted parsnip soup. ¬†For those of you who enjoy a curry at the weekend, you’ll have to try this out.

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Quick and easy banana donuts

Homemade banana donuts - Pikalily Food Blog

We had a bunch of ripe bananas sitting in the kitchen so we decided to take some inspiration from the latest Great British Bake Off show by creating over very own flavoured donuts. ¬†This recipe isn’t a traditional donut recipe, however the result is a light and fluffy, moreish donut that takes minutes to prepare. ¬†A great way to use up ripe bananas and a treat that all the family can enjoy. ¬†If you have kids this will be a great recipe to cook with them – who doesn’t like donuts ūüôā

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