Blueberry Pie

There are good days and there are less good days and on rare occasions I feel like superwoman! The good days involve managing to take a shower and/or actually finishing a cup of tea or coffee and not finding numerous half drunk cups all over the house and the end of the day. Of course…

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…

Mixed berry and pecan muffin cake

The last few cakes I have made have been quite heavily laden with frosting or cream and butter. So with the weather changing and it becoming brighter and fresher outside, I wanted to make a cake that was a little bit lighter and less calorific. The muffin cake, takes little time and can be adapted…