Recipe Blog

Guinness Wheaten Bread

“ There is something very satisfying about bread making, especially when you use local Northern Irish ingredients: Dale Farm buttermilk, Whites Oats, Neills course wholegrain flour and oh yes the …

Arlene’s Coffee Cake

 Arlene’s Coffee Cake  For the coffee cake 225g/8oz margarine (I use Stork) plus extra for greasing the tins 225g/8oz caster sugar 4 medium free-range eggs (room temperature) 3 tbsp coffee essence (I …

Garlic and herb flatbreads

I love making these homemade flat breads as they are so easy and taste amazing! They are great to serve as a starter topped with mozzarella and slow roasted tomatoes …

Butternut squash soup with sweetcorn salsa

Try this warming soup made with seasonal butternut squash and sweetcorn:the perfect remedy for chilly autumn days! The zesty salsa made with tomatoes, corn, feta cheese and coriander makes it …

Deliciously moist chocolate cake

Try this great recipe for a very moist and delicious chocolate cake: the secret ingredient is good old fashioned Northern Irish buttermilk.  “You really have to try it – it …

Welcome to Arlene’s recipe blog

Welcome to my new recipe blog.  Cooking and inspiring others to cook is my passion in life and I am really looking forward to sharing all my favourite recipes with …

Smoked Haddock Leek and Bacon Chowder

Larne Loves Food Lots of lovely Larne people are now enjoying this tasty chowder recipe which was one of the favourite recipes cooked up by Arlene from Bellahill Cookery (www.bellahillcc.co.uk), …