March 11, 2013
These were destined to be apple and ginger, but they became caramel apple tarts and I can't see anyone complaining.
October 14, 2012
I know that all you want to do really is look at pictures of chocolate cheesecake. I aim to please.
December 9, 2011
Have you had enough of cake pops yet? I think I have. But I decided to share these anyway. I know how you like it when baking goes bad. I had good intentions. I decided to make them for a New Years Eve party and I thought I could make good use of a McVities […]
November 14, 2011
I am heading down (or is it up?) to London on Friday for the ‘Let’s Make Christmas’ Blogger Gift Swap at Fortnum and Mason arranged by Vanessa Kimbell. Each year my Mum used to take me Christmas shopping in London on the train. We finished the day at the theatre watching something like West Side […]
October 20, 2011
The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. It makes me want to hibernate. Failing that I want to light the fire, curl up under a blanket and eat something like this. This is the creamiest of puddings. It’s made with coconut milk, nothing desiccated in here, that would jar with the texture. […]
July 11, 2011
Why I have never made a fool before I don't know. Light, tangy, sweet, fruity, creamy, easy, beautiful.
May 19, 2011
I have always, always loved pavlova. I think it stems from my delight at the frozen ones bought from the Cash & Carry back in the 70′s. A raspberry pavlova was the height of chic in those days, even though my Mum used to forget to get it out of the freezer so we ended up […]
January 1, 2011
We hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. Thank you for taking the time to read our posts this year. A special thank you to all of our subscribers for sticking with us. We hope you are occasionally inspired to make stuff too. Let us know when you do. We have […]
December 23, 2010
Do you think of Brandy Butter as a bit odd? Or does it take you back to childhood Christmases and nicking spoonfuls out of the fridge? I’m in the latter category. In fact I only ever remember surreptitiously eating spoonfuls of it when no one was looking as I have never been a fan of […]
August 22, 2010
It started with these berries. Found this little lot just at the end of the garden, sneaking over the fence. They were so gorgeous we had to pick them. Found these plums. They were destined to be together. And a few raspberries too…just because. Added a crumble topping. 25 minutes in a hot oven It’s […]