Sloemotion Cherry Brandy Fudge

DessertServes 8

A sweet treat with a boozy twist, this Cherry Brandy Fudge from the team at Sloemotion will really hit the spot. Using their award-winning Cherry Brandy, these tiny squares of deliciousness are the perfect afternoon pick me up, are easy to make and can be adapted to include your favourite fruity tipple. For more information on Sloemotion’s award winning range and to buy online visit

Grilled Mushrooms with Smoked Bacon and Brie

Main courseServes 1

The autumnal turn in the weather makes comfort food a must, so why not give this indulgent grilled toasty a try from the team at Harrogate based farm shop Fodder. Using locally grown grilled mushrooms with smoked bacon paired with creamy brie cheese, this dish is the perfect salty and smooth food marriage and is perfect for a weekend brunch. For more information and recipe inspiration visit

Sloe Lovin’ Torte

DessertServes 10

Delicious enough to seduce even the ardent Valentine cynics, if you’re setting out to spoil the one you love this February 14th, why not get creative with this simple Sloe Gin Chocolate Torte.

Carrot Flapjack

SnackServes 4

# In a bowl mix the oats, carrots, cheese, egg and herbs well. # Season and press into a 20cm square flapjack tin that you have base lined with baking parchment. # Dot the butter on top. # Bake for 25 minutes in the a moderate oven (180°C/gas 4) until set and browned.

Vodka Flamed Chorizo

Side dishServes 2

Slice the chorizo into large chunks and put in a flameproof dish. Pour 3 tbsp vodka and ignite. When flames have died down, serve with cocktail sticks for spearing.