Baking

Orange Cheesecake with a Ginger Biscuit Base

Orange Cheesecake with a Ginger Biscuit Base

Dessert at our family’s Christmas has always been my mum’s domain. For as many years as I can remember I’ve always had a hand in these desserts, from drawing the fork across the buttercream on the chocolate yule log to give it that branch-like texture […]

Chocolate Honeycomb Cake

Chocolate Honeycomb Cake

This chocolate honeycomb cake is my take on chocolate–coated cinder toffee in cake form. The sponge-like texture of honeycomb is a perfect match for smooth chocolate and is slightly less sweet than traditional toffee or caramel (mostly through the added air!). So why not pile […]

Vegan Banana Bread

Vegan Banana Bread

Banana bread is a cake that my mum has made regularly for years. It has always been my go to for bananas that have gone past their best for eating. Whilst it is easy to chop up and freeze overripe bananas, for use in a […]

Blue Cheese Tartlets

Blue Cheese Tartlets

One of the easiest ways to save money on a day to day basis is to pack lunch to take to work, but a soggy sandwich made the night before isn’t going to get me to make the effort to prepare ahead. Individual tarts are […]

Lemon & Blueberry Drizzle Cake

Lemon & Blueberry Drizzle Cake

Lemon drizzle cake is one of my favourites. The zest of lemon is aromatic as well as citrus, it offers balance when combined with sweetness. Freshly squeezed lemon juice is made into a sugar syrup in this classic recipe to give the sponge an extra […]

Apple & Blackberry Crumble

Apple & Blackberry Crumble

My mum is my original source of inspiration when it comes to food. Some of my fondest memories are of helping her cook when I was a child, although I’m not sure how much of a help I actually was. I still think cooking is […]