Food & Drink

Allergy-Free Baking Recipes

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Gluten-free and dairy-free recipes have seen a steady increase in popularity, not only for those who suffer from allergies, but for those looking to embrace a new lifestyle....

Tasty, Light and Seasonal Spring Recipes

April 18, 2015 // 2 Comments

As spring is now officially upon us, our attention has been drawn to an array of recipes that are both healthy and rich in goodness. We’ve found a selection of healthy and...

Eyes on the Pies: 5 Pie Recipes from Pie Week

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

With ‘National Pie Week’ been and gone, it inspired us to get our baking hat on and share a selection of the best pies you can rustle up in the comfort of your own home....

Three Recipes to Celebrate Chinese New Year

February 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Chinese New Year is the perfect excuse to trade in your usual evening meal for a taste of the Orient, and we aren’t talking about a trip to your local takeaway. We’re...

Pancakes Three Ways

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day has been and gone – whether you loved it or loathed it, here’s a day we can ALL get on board with…whether you’re in a relationship or not, Pancake...

What Should I pack In My Kid’s Lunchbox?

February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s easy to get a little lazy when it comes to day-to-day chores, including making the kid’s packed lunch. It isn’t easy to come up with new and exciting options that...

The Secrets Behind The Perfect Fish and Chips

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Spurred on by the tastiest-sounding competition our country has ever spawned, the Loose Women panel have spent some time discussing that age old favourite, fish and chips....

New Year, New School Meals

January 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

This week on Loose Women, talk turned to the often controversial topic of school meals. With people across the country and chefs like Jamie Oliver campaigning for more...

BAKED: Frostington Post Office

December 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you will have noticed that a certain tombola Chat Moderator became the talk of the nation! Yes, we are...

BAKED: Hunger Games Cake

November 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

  We’re self-confessed Great British Bake Off addicts here at tombola, so you can imagine our excitement when one of our Chat Moderators, Lara – AKA fizzyfish –...

BAKED: Game of Thrones Cake

November 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Those of you who are regular visitors to the tombola times website may be aware that one of our Chat Moderators, Lara – or fizzyfish, as she’s known on the site –...

Five Biscuit Recipes to Cure your Bake Off Bug

October 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Soggy bottoms and good crumb are just two of the phrases we have all come to associate with the one, the only, The Great British Bake Off. Who would have thought that a...

Ten Ways to Save Money at the Supermarket

September 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ah, the supermarket, our old nemesis. No matter how much money you manage to save on things like energy bills and car costs, it can prove infuriating to try and pinch the...

tombola Treats to Raise Money for Baby Zack

August 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here at tombola towers, we don’t need much of a reason to scoff a scrummy slice of chocolate cake or a double-stacked cream cake. When we know it’s for a good cause,...

Tasty Cakes: Meet our master baker, Lara

July 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Lara is one of our chat room moderators here at tombola. By day, she chats to tombola players in our chat rooms but when the weekend comes around, she has a very different...

Lara bakes a tasty Paul O’Grady cake!

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

You might find yourself wanting a tasty treat after watching The Paul O’Grady show, which is on your screens at 5pm this Friday, 26th May, on Channel ITV1. We all know...