They adorn a thousand window displays. Endlessly versatile, they are drama queens in sugar and almond form. They are the veritable stars of French patisserie. Allow me to present French Macarons – or Macaroons, to give them their anglicised name – especially for this Movie-inspired #SundaySupper. Our Director/host is Heather of girlichef – and it’s safe to say that the theme completely captured my imagination.Read More
Easter is the perfect excuse for reliving childhood baking – you can get away with all the chocolatey, icing-ey wonderfulness that you are generally made to feel guilty about for the rest of the year. These Mini-Egg Easter Cupcakes are gratifyingly simple, and licking the spatula is not just permitted, it is more or less obligatory.Read More
Valentine’s Day. Love it, hate it, there’s no escaping it. So we’ve got a Valentine’s #SundaySupper to help you enjoy it. Hosted by Jen of Juanita’s Cocina, there are a record number of sweet treats on the menu this week. My offering is no exception, but I’ve kept it quintessentially British, with just a few Valentine’s tweaks.Read More
It’s a Superbowl #SundaySupper this week, which, as far as I can work out with absolutely zero knowledge of Superbowl, means easy-to-eat party food, to enjoy whilst watching the ‘big game’. It’s being hosted by Jen of Juanita’s Cocina, who is far more qualified than me to offer recipes for this theme!Read More
Christmas and baking go together like, well, mince pies and sherry – baking seems to be extra-enjoyable at this festive time of year.
I have to admit, however, that it took me a long time to like mince pies; I still find a lot of mince pies just not quite as delicious as I think they could be.Read More
There is something utterly decadent about warm chocolate brownie eaten while curled up on the sofa under a blanket. At this time of year, when it is cold and grey outside, it is the ultimate treat.Read More