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
New Year’s Resolutions. Do you make them? Keep them? I know lots of people are cynical about them, but I like the chance to reflect, to think how I can make my life better and happier – and it’s a very good excuse to take the leap and cross something off your bucket list.Which is what this #SundaySupper is all about. Isabel, aka Family Foodie, has challenged us to make our ‘bucket list’ recipe, so expect a raft of ambitious and delicious things from our community this week!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