As an avid blog reader barely a day goes by without seeing a reference to ‘paleo diets’. For those who are unaware the paleolithic diet (or caveman diet) is a nutritional plan based around food types that were available to our ancestors nearly 2.5 million years ago. By eliminating grains, dairy and processed foods (among […]
Like a lot of the globe, here in the UK spring is more a hope than the current season, with flurries of snow as late as April making winter feel endless. Over the weekend it seemed nice enough to open the windows and let some fresh air breeze through the apartment. Coupled with the light […]
I am not a big consumer of alcoholic beverages, so when I do choose to partake I want a tasty sipping drink (as opposed to the unpleasant experience of something you have throwback as quickly as possible or that burns your throat on the way down). I’m always on the lookout for yummy and refreshing cocktail recipes I can serve at […]
St Patrick’s Day means two things to me (not being Irish, or even having visited Ireland) my annual tasting of Guinness to see if I like it yet – and this year I do! – and making Delia Smith’s Chocolate Guinness cake. After a little morning-after-the-night-before cake baking accident (maybe I’m more Irish than I […]
I don’t know what I liked more about this Passion Fruit Meringue Pie Recipe from Sam at Drizzle and Drip, the fact that it’s a new twist on a classic recipe or the adorable individual serving idea, but either way I thought it was pretty awesome. This dessert is as pretty as it is tasty and […]
Whether you’re celebrating with your boyfriend, girlfriend or a great friend today these sweet pink meringues are the perfect way to share your feelings.
Chocolate cake is a guilty pleasure of mine, but not just any chocolate cake will do. When I am having a serious cake craving, there is nothing worse than breaking off what seems like a delicious bite only to find that what looked pretty on the plate is a dry bland lump in my mouth. Dry […]
Check out all the best articles of January 2013 on The Daily Quirk!
Who could say no to Baked Potato Soup? Not me. When I saw this recipe from Barefeet In The Kitchen, I was all about making some as quickly as possible! The recipe is shockingly simple to execute and incrediblly declicous to eat.
As I talked about over on my blog, I am well and truly throwing myself into the standard January diet. I think it’s going well, I know 2 weeks in is a little early to be claiming this but my snug work trousers are fitting more comfortably and I don’t feel too deprived. I think […]
I think most of us can agree that donuts are awesome. And what’s more awesome than a donut? How about a healthier donut that tastes just as good as it’s deep fried bad for you counterparts (two donuts would have also been a correct answer, but you catch my drift). I was really intrigued by […]
Happy New Year Everyone! We have lots of exciting things planned for The Daily Quirk in 2013, but for now let’s take a look back at some of the most popular articles of 2012!
Not wanting to rely on the typical chocolate dessert I played around with other childhood memories, in the hope that one day I will get to experience a ‘White Christmas’ and my Grandmother’s brandy butter. The result, sweet white cupcakes with a hint of booze, the perfect way to finish Christmas dinner.
The Holiday Season is in full swing and another month of quirky articles has passed! Here are a few that became quick favorites: It was a great month for beauty on The Daily Quirk! We featured some great Travel Beauty Tips from Stay in the Lines You got a how-to on giving yourself a DIY Egg White & […]