Bounty Milkshake Recipe

In my previous posts on munch and makeup, I’ve written about a strawberry milkshake recipe and also a Oreo milkshake recipe. Over the weekend my boyfriend and I decided to try making a bounty milkshake.

We blended up two chocolate bars, half a tub of ice cream and some milk.

It tasted like a coconut dream!

Do you like coconut? Let me know what your favourite milkshake is…


Puff Pastry Pizzas

My housemate from uni showed me how to make puff pastry pizzas back in Bournemouth. They are so easy to make and I still eat them now, so I thought that I would share the recipe on Munch and Makeup.

I cheated with the pastry by buying Just Roll’s ready to cook pastry from the supermarket, rolled it out on a buttered baking tray and then used tomato puree for the base (although at uni we just used Bolognese sauce from the jar), topped it with grated cheese and added mushrooms, mozzarella and cooked meats including Italian Prosciutto, Salami Milano and Chorizo.

Popped it in the oven for 10 minutes at 170C and it was done!

Yes, my baking tray is very old and looks worse for wear, but I am actually buying a new one today!

Flaky puff pastry is one of my favourite things! What toppings would you choose for a puff pastry pizza?

How to Make an Oreo Milkshake

Last week I made a naughty milkshake, it was naughty because it was an Oreo milkshake which makes it very calorific (yet delicious at the same time)!

Like my strawberry milkshake recipe that I shared on Munch and Makeup, I didn’t really use measurements. Here’s what you need if you fancy making one –

Tub of vanilla ice cream
Half a packet of Oreos
Semi Skimmed Milk
A dollop of Nutella (optional)

Method (1 or 2 glasses)-
1. Scoop about half a tub of ice cream into the blender (I used half a tub of carte d’or)
2. Pour in about half a glass of milk and whizz.
3. Add in the Oreos (I used 6) and blend together.
4. Have a taste and if you want it chocolatier add a dollop of Nutella.
5. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

I’ll need to be doing A LOT of Zumba to burn this off! What’s your favourite milkshake?

What to do with Fruit that Needs to be Eaten?

We’ve all bought fruit with good intentions to eat them, but sometimes other things just look more tempting in the fridge.

Then there’s the problem of when you have so much fruit to eat before they start getting mouldy. What to do? Blend it to a smoothie! That’s what I did with my raspberries, blackberries and strawberries.

I have to admit, the smoothie tasted really sour which I think was due to the raspberries.

I will definitely look into different smoothie recipes to make. It’s a great and easy way to get my 5 a day!

Strawberry Milkshake Recipe

While making a strawberry milkshake over the weekend with an intention of sharing it on my munch and makeup blog, I realised that I didn’t actually measure anything accurately! It still tasted delicious though. Here’s how I made it-

Tub of vanilla ice cream
Punnet of strawberries (with their tops removed)
Strawberry sauce (optional)

Method (1 or 2 glasses)-
1. Scoop about half a tub of ice cream into the blender (I used half a tub of carte d’or)
2. Pour in about half a glass of milk and whizz.
3. Add in some strawberries (I used 200g) and blend together.
4. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

You could also add in strawberry sauce to make the milkshake taste sweeter, however, I think it already tastes great without it.

Easy peasy and a perfect weekend treat!

Homemade Easy Peasy Pea and Bacon Risotto

One of my favourite homemade meals is pea and bacon risotto. This dish is so tasty, moreish and easy to make as well. Here’s how to make homemade easy peasy pea and bacon risotto:

Ingredients to serve 4 people –

300g risotto rice
1 litre vegetable stock
Frozen peas
1 onion
6 rashers bacon

Method –

1. Finely chop up the onion, heat a pan and add 2 tablespoons of oil and add the onions into the pan for a few minutes. Next chop and add the bacon to the pan and cook until it starts to crisp (around 4-5 min).
2. Put the stock, boiling water and rice into the pan and bring to the boil. Cover the pan and cook for 17 minutes stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in the amount of peas that you want and cook for a further 3 minutes until the peas are cooked. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4. Serve the risotto with black pepper.

This dish is delicious and very homely! The worst part is the washing up but thankfully we have a dishwasher to do the dirty work.

Let me know what your favourite homemade dish is.