We have great ambitions: to show the world you can be happier when you are in tune with the seasons while creating amazing memories and making the world a better place for future generations.

So let us take you on a magical adventure of a world where all plastic isn’t seen as evil and we know the season to eat sardines.

We know we aren’t perfect and don’t get everything right but we are honest! That is how we can all be the catalyst for change. Rise up and join us in Starting a Revolution from your Kitchen Table and get mouth watering recipes, magical event invites and seasonal news you won’t believe you lived without?
13/10/2021
Barmbrack: Haunting Irish Halloween Traditions You've Never Heard Of

Few cakes come with credentials as astounding as Brambrak. It's a traditional Irish Cake with a sizeable claim to fame- one slice will reveal your future.

Come Halloween, a Barmbrack would be baked, sliced and served amongst family and friends in almost every Irish home. But unlike a simple sponge, this cake had a mystical twist. Buried within the fruit-filled cake hide a number of charms- the baker's tools of divination. To find one within your slice was to steal a glance into your future.

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28/06/2021
Elderflower Turkish Delight: The Ultimate Sweet Temptation?

I’ve loved Turkish Delight ever since reading Narnia as a child. It sounded almost too good to be true, and tasted even better. Inspired by the magical flavours of Elderflower, I decided to reclaim this sweet from the clutches of the wicked Ice Queen and create my own. You’ll find the recipe below- it’s almost […]

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22/06/2021
Shark Infested Custard Creams: Britain's Most Dangerous Biscuit

During this morning’s meeting, a bleary eyed Xanthe wandered into the kitchen, eager to see why on earth her parents were talking to their computer, rather than playing with her (a mystery indeed). Her eyes lit up as she spied treats on the table- a pack of custard creams.  “Can I have a biscuit?” she […]

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04/05/2021
Parma Violets: My Love Affair With A Flavour That Divides The Nation

Tastes and smells are one of the most powerful tools for unlocking our memories. Perhaps that’s why childhood sweets have such a special place in our hearts.  There's just something about the sweet treats of our youthful days that stick with us. The taste, the smell and the vibrant packaging have the spellbinding power to […]

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29/04/2021
The Shocking Truth About Supermarket Honey- it’s Not What You Think

Picking up a jar of honey at the supermarket, you’d imagine you could feel pretty certain of it’s ingredients. In fact it’s often listed on the side- ‘100% Honey’.  I was shocked to find out that often honey is not what you think it is. Despite labels promising pure honey,  loopholes in international regulations mean […]

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28/04/2021
Dandelion Honey- So Good You Won't Believe it's Not Honey!

I would describe myself as an imperfect vegan. I’m resolute in my avoidance of most things, and find buckets of joy in living a life that is both inline with my morals and brimming with delicious food. Despite this, there’s one thing I just can’t seem to give up.   Eggs were a breeze, and I […]

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04/04/2021
An Easter Message from Bangers and Balls HQ.

Easter a time of abundance after 40 days of Lent  - with a day off for St. Patricks' Day of course. A whole month with no sweets, sugar and I don't how many Hail Marys and Stations of the Cross. This was the backdrop of my childhood Easter of the 80 and 90s. Praying for […]

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03/04/2021
Simnel Cake - Not Your Grandma's Fruitcake

Simnel Cake has long been a staple of Easter celebrations. An irresistible combination of rich fruitcake and lightly toasted marzipan, its easy to understand its standing as a well-loved Easter classic. Fruit cake may not be the most glamorous of the Easter treats, but you’d be a fool to overlook it. In truth it’s a […]

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