Courgette and goat cheese tarts

Ok ok, pastry isn’t exactly ‘healthy’, not with all that delicious butter in it anyway. But recently I shared with you how to make easy puff pastry, all in an effort to at least know exactly what I put into my body and to know that what we eat at home is actually home-made and…

A delightfully fruity Couronne

The word on the grapevine is that 2016 is the year of the Babka, a brioche like yeasted cake or bread. When I told my husband about this, he exclaimed with great joy, “oh that’s Polish”, and after doing a little research, it appears that this bread is served at major holiday events such as…

Blueberry and basil smoothies

I am delighted to announce that 5 days ago, I gave birth to our second child, our son Alexander Theo. His big sister Elena, kept a watchful eye on us from her place in the stars for 9 months and gave me strength to bring him safely into this world. Alexander is a super happy…