Christmas Cake: Part 1

Jump to recipe Christmas cake. It’s the one thing mum has refused to let me bake. She doesn’t mind if I make a deep, stodgy fruitcake any other time of the year but not christmas. Since she was 15 years old she has…

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Autumn’s layer cake

Jump to recipe It’s the weekend before school starts again and the last time I will see my Dad for a month as, he’s off to India for work. So, I thought it is only best to mark the weekend…

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Lemon & Ginger brulee tart

Jump to recipe You may think it’s odd to combine citrusy, sharp lemon with the penetrating warmth that comes from ginger. But, it’s actually this reason that makes them the perfect match. The burnt sugar topping compliments the mellow ginger…

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Banoffee Eclairs

Jump to recipe It’s been ages since I last posted… almost 6 weeks!!!! Since I have started A Levels  I have been drowning in work. But at the weekend I made these. I promised myself  that I would spend one day…

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Peach & Blackberry traybake

Jump to recipe I made these scrummy little squares last weekend for my brother’s lunchbox… AGAIN. But believe me I do not mind, it was a really good excuse to get away from learning chemistry… oh the thought of orbitals and ionisation…

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Summer Muffins (cherry, coconut & lime)

Jump to recipe I made these muffins a couple of weeks ago for my brother’s return to school. I wanted them to be full of goodness but also have a bit of pezazz, so they would appeal as something slightly out…

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Raspberry, Basil & White chocolate brownies

Jump to recipe Although it’s now September I’m still clinging onto summer… as you can probably tell by the ingredients in this recipe. As the school season begins and autumn creeps in I can literally see summer fading away. It’s…

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Choc ‘n’ Nut Energy bars

Jump to recipe I made these bars for my family the other weekend because they were about to embark on a walking holiday across Pembrokeshire coast. My Dad, Brother and I have been on a lot of trekking holidays over the years, but unfortunately…

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Pistachio & Orange Macarons

Jump to recipe A couple of weeks ago when I made these macarons, there was blistering sunshine beaming through the kitchen windows but, now as I write this post in a thick wooly jumper, it’s grey, drizzling and I’m half tempted…

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Mocha Macarons

Jump to recipe Even if I do say so myself, these look adorable. I mean, I believed macarons to be a nightmare to make but, I can assure you that once you’re in on a few of the key tips for macaron…

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Homemade Granola

Jump to recipe  Not only is this granola delicious because it’s like eating crushed up biscuits for breakfast (childhood dreams…) the honey and maple syrup are natural sugars making the granola exceptionally healthy.  I also found they deepened the flavour…

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