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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On March 13, 2015 2 Comments

Mother’s Day looms. I already have my gifts; a little cardboard pot coloured in with felt tips and a card shaped like a tea pot with some letters… Read More »

15 minute chocolate cake puddings

15 minute chocolate cake puddings

In Cakes and Bakes, Desserts, Puddings On March 11, 2015 3 Comments

Today I attended a Mother’s Day assembly that not one of my sons’ featured in. Not one. No, I was not being a kind soul and sitting in… Read More »

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Zingy lemon & raspberry trifle

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Easter, Other On March 2, 2015 3 Comments

I may love Easter more than Christmas as Christian school holidays go. I know this might be controversial. Hear me out. (Most reasons are chocolate and present buying related… Read More »

mars bar brownies

Mars bar brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On February 4, 2015 0 Comments

Disclaimer: the picture is rubbish, I know. I am going to endeavour to use my grown up camera this year rather than my phone. I’m not going to… Read More »

lemon muffins

Granola breakfast muffins

In Cakes and Bakes On January 6, 2015 9 Comments

There’s nothing I hate more than a January diet. Apart from dry January bores. For I am a January baby, forever condemned to live out my days attending… Read More »

lemon drizzle loaf 2014

Top 10 blog posts of 2014

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks, To start, Veggie On December 31, 2014 0 Comments

What a year! What a glorious year. My third baby born, my first book also ‘born’ (ahem), I’ve become one of the Huffington Post’s recipe writers, am proud… Read More »

hazelnut and cranberry stuffed turkey

Christmas day cooking: a user’s guide

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, How to, Other, Pastry, Puddings, Sides, Tarts and Pies, Turkey On December 18, 2014 2 Comments

For those of you who laugh in the face of Christmas day, shouting ‘it’s just a big roast, what’s all the fuss about?’ then go away and be… Read More »

cranberry and orange loaf

Orange & cranberry loaf

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On December 10, 2014 0 Comments

This is almost too quick to knock up. Like one of those cake in a cup jobs that leads to 10pm cravings and tighter jeans. This freezes well… Read More »

lemon cheesecake traybake

Lemon cheesecake traybake

In Cakes and Bakes, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On November 26, 2014 0 Comments

Look, I know Christmas is coming and all that, but just for a day, maybe even a few days (depends how long these last) I think we should… Read More »

peanut butter oero pie

Peanut butter pie with Oreo crust

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Pastry, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On November 25, 2014 0 Comments

I’ve been to LA. I’ve been to New York. I’ve been to Miami, albeit briefly. I have been to San Francisco many, many times. If I were to… Read More »