Bakewell porridge bars

This concoction was created due to my subconscious refusal (after many a childhood trauma) to accept that you can’t have cake for breakfast! Combined with my addiction of starting the day with a creamy bowl of plain porridge, sometimes I add a fresh berry goo…

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Apricot & Gingernut flapjacks

For me Flapjacks are very nostalgic. they remind me of Friday morning break time at primary school when Mrs Long the school’s cook would have a tuckshop set up at the back of the kitchen. She would sell lots of baked goodies for…

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Kidney bean falafel

I can see you doubting whether kidney beans would really work as the base of falafel but just trust me, give these a go and I guarantee you will be joining me in falafel heaven!!! Falafel are a staple in my…

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Peanut butter & banana brownies

Ever since I have been in primary and secondary education my mum has baked up healthy treats for my brother and I’s packed lunches. Whilst I have moved on from this chapter of my life my brother still has a…

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Middle eastern energy balls

HAPPY 2016! Whilst most people are in full swing with the latest fad diet I stand by what my mother has always said to me… “Everything in moderation”. Just because the christmas and new year celebration season is over doesn’t…

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Butternut squash risotto

I created this recipe the other day as my Aunty was coming down from London to see the New Year in with us here in the countryside. I wanted to make something special, dinner party esque. cosy but light! We had an…

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Festive Napolitaines (sandwich biscuits)

Napolitaines are a brilliant bake to make over the festive period because everyone likes them and they suit any occasion. I already made earlier this month to give away as gifts to friends and I’m going to be baking a batch on Christmas Eve…

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Roasted garlic, honey & a trio of herbs foccacia

In the past whenever I had made bread I’m always very apprehensive about proving because, it’s always a gamble whether my dough will actually rise. However, this was not the case with this focaccia. Instead, I ended up with a humungous…

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Sumac & Berry chocolates

It’s at this time in the year I find that the chocolate stash in the pantry begins to multiply and multiply as autumn and winter festivities seem to result in the trading of chocolate treats. From deliciously gory halloween candies, chocolate for s’mores on bonfire…

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Continental Chilli

With the winter months drawing in, the days getting greyer, the darkness always looming. With atlantic chills and notorious winds we most definitely need some restorative fare to warm us up and fend off the winter bugs.  I have called this recipe ‘continental chilli’ because I have…

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Apricot & tarragon energy balls

Energy balls are the new cupcake! I love that because I’m all about healthy eating but, not just eating healthily because you know it’s good for you but because it’s just so damn good you can’t resist it. These energy…

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