May 9, 2019

This is hands down one of my most favourite recipe developments of all time.  It took me numerous attempts to get this recipe just right, more so for the dough than anything else. Well, after all the blood, sweat and tears (maybe not blood, but do oven burns count?) here it FINALLY is.  The...

February 25, 2019

Nothing can beat a warm, gooey and comforting dessert during the winter season.  Am I right or am I right??  I have JUST the recipe.  Sure, it’s not the most attractive looking pud, but the flavour proves that beauty does indeed, come from within; Within warm chocolate custard, within gooey...

February 18, 2019

Don’t you just love a good old juicy burger?  I was planning on making some homemade beef burgers for dinner but was all out of buns.  It was raining, so popping out wasn’t a favourable option, not with a one year old anyway.  So I checked my flour stock and sure enough, there was enough br...

February 11, 2019

Not so trick question: what’s better than a bouquet of flowers that will eventually die on you?  A bouquet of peach roses nestling in a frangipane tart that will end up in your satisfied tummy.  Cha ching!

This was inspired for Valentine’s day because as I mentioned before, the hubby do...

February 8, 2019

Yep, you heard right.  Parma violet inspired doughnuts.  Am I taking you down a trip to memory lane?  If you’ve got no idea what I’m talking about you’re probably a millennial or younger (I hope you’ve got permission to be using the internet, by the way).
 I’m just a wise old 80’s...

December 30, 2018

I rarely bake a type of cake more than once, but this cake is GUARANTEED to be baking away in my oven every single year on the 30th of December.  It’s an absolute given that every New Years Eve, once the clock strikes midnight, the family and I will be huddled around the kitchen table indul...

December 10, 2018

How’s about we offer Santa a special festive cookie to dunk in his milk this Christmas Eve?

Or, if you don’t believe in Santa (didn’t your parents teach you anything?!), how’s about a festive cookie to send you and your loved ones crimbo crazy?  Well, your wish is my command.  Enter the cran...

December 1, 2018

Festive baking is now well and truly underway in my home.  There’s a little recipe that I simply have to share with you; It’s easy, boozy and fabulous for gifting!  If you’re a Baileys fan, this is simply the fudge of your life.  I’ve made this the last two Christmases and it’s been SO in d...

November 26, 2018

Calling all gingerbread fans!  If you want a deliciously baked merry crimbo idea, then this merry ‘combo’ recipe will knock your festive socks off.

I say combo because it’s a beautiful combination of biscuit and bauble.  Who knew a biscuit could serve such purpose?  They look fabulous on my...

November 19, 2018

With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to get my glad rags on.  And by glad rags I mean my apron.  As a keen self taught baker, gifting Christmassy bakes to my friends, family and neighbours is the perfect way to celebrate the season of giving.  These little stolen bites are ideal for...