Raspberry and almond scones

Lately the majority of cooking going on in my kitchen is all to do with baby food. Trying to come up with a decent selection of food my little one will eat and more importantly like, is actually harder than it sounds. But Every so often, usually on a Sunday, I get a few hours…

Blackberry, raspberry and almond muffins

I have been trying to master a few recipes in the last week. From making brioche to different pastry types to muffins. Let’s just say it hasn’t gone too well. I can now admit, that brioche is not as easy as people claim and after four attempts, I failed dismally and vowed never to make…

Caponata

Well hello again! We have just gotten back from a break in Lanzarote. It was good to get away but also great to get back. Back to my routine and keeping my mind busy. Lots of inspiration for the blog, recipes to come. But when I got home and talked to friends and family, people…

Beating the blues

My case of the January blues has come a little late this year. Feeling a little insecure or disapointed in yourself? I know I am. The January blues have a way of creeping up and totally surprising you, leaving you craving a little something extra. This cake did it for me. It gave me a…

The aromatic chicken dish

Yes yes, it’s really me! I am back in action after a very hectic few weeks. We have been away travelling and then have had numerous guests to stay, so I am very pleased to be back in action and starting to resume normal life again. When I say normal, obviously I mean our usual…

In the spirit of Christmas…

It is amazing how time is passing me by. One minute it’s halloween and the next it’s nearing the end of November and it’s time to get my act together and start ‘Operation Christmas’. This year I am absolutely determined to be ultra organised and under control. There will of course be a certain amount…

Yummy scrummy bank holiday Monday breakfast

Don’t you just love this time of year? The weather is unpredictable, the sun hangs lower and sets new shadows and the cool air whirls around you, making it time to cosy up and indulge. The clock jumps back an hour and your October Sunday lasts forever. Really I think I can safely say that…