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Today I’m happy because it’s the first Sunday of summer. I’m happy because I’ve bought a huge bag of figs for £1. I’m happy because we’re all celebrating how wonderful our mothers are….and I’m happy because I’ve just got back from The Food Chain (look it up) which always puts me in a great mood…. 

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Using my last tub of beetroot: Beetroot Ice Cream

Okay – so I know that I’ve gone a bit over the top with beetroot recently, but as I mentioned in an earlier post, there’s a 3 for 2 offer on tubs of beetroot at the Tesco’s down the road, so I had my ‘get one free’ pot to use up…. 

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I ♥ beetroot. PART 3 – Beetroot Brownies

Pudding – Beetroot Brownies (inspired by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall)

Ingredients (makes about 8 big brownies)
200g dark chocolate (I used Tesco’s Ivory Coast chocolate which has a bite without being too bitter)
200g unsalted butter
200g caster sugar
3 eggs
120g self raising flour
200g beetroot (cooked and grated)… 

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