banoffee mini pavlova

Mini banoffee pavlovas

In Cakes and Bakes, Puddings On November 21, 2012 0 Comments

Essentially a very lazy recipe… just follow the recipe for this to make the pavlovas. Then add 200g whipped double cream, some sliced bananas and if you feel… Read More »

mini festive pavlovas with chestnut puree and brandy raisins

Mini chestnut, brandy and raisin pavlovas

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Puddings On November 15, 2012 8 Comments

I’m going to have to hold my hands up in the air and declare a truth. I’m not one of those girls who’s mad on meringue. It’s not… Read More »

16 fresh from the oven

Melting moment mince pies

In Biscuits, Christmas, Tarts and Pies On November 12, 2012 17 Comments

These mince pies are inspired by my friend Helen’s mother-in-law, who tops her mince pies with Viennese biscuit dough. They are divine! I thought I’d remove the need for a… Read More »

Lemon drizzle

Lemon drizzle secrets

In Cakes and Bakes On November 8, 2012 7 Comments

Lemon drizzle is one of my favourite cakes to eat and make. A very good friend of mine doesn’t like lemon related sweet treats and I have to… Read More »

spiffing flour

Giveaway #26 – A year’s supply of Spiffing Flour

In Other On November 3, 2012 166 Comments

Another great giveaway… this time a year’s supply of Spiffing Flour , that’s 52 bags which is worth £78! This is very strong flour, made up of a blend of… Read More »

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Giveaway #25 – Atkins and Potts gourmet hamper

In Other On November 1, 2012 343 Comments

I think this giveaway is going to be popular… a whopping £47.30 worth of luxury foodie goodies from Aktins and Potts. This company are run by a husband… Read More »


Giveaway #24 – St Kew Teacup Basket from Lakeland

In Other On November 1, 2012 311 Comments

Why does everything seem so much more appetising when presented in wicker? It’s one of the great mysteries. I have to admit to the 5 year old girl… Read More »

christmas flapjack slice

Christmas flapjacks

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Other On October 30, 2012 36 Comments

I know. I’m as bad as all those retailers decking the aisles with tinsel in August. I just can’t help it though and I don’t care who knows… Read More »

Walnut bourbon and treacle tart

Walnut, bourbon and treacle tart

In Pastry, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On October 27, 2012 6 Comments

Mr Bell has taken to drinking bourbon late at night. Just the one mind. He calls it a nightcap. I think it’s his 40s gently approaching. I love… Read More »

chocolatey walnut melts

Chocolatey walnut melts

In Biscuits On October 24, 2012 3 Comments

Healthcliff has stolen Autumn and replaced it with something altogether more misty and mysterious. With him in mind I thought a biscuit with walnuts was in order, a… Read More »