March 21, 2016
I had fun making these cakes for this month’s Center Parcs blog. I’ve wanted to share these mini carrot cakes with you for a while. It’s a failsafe recipe and they are very moist and moreish, especially with the tangy cream cheese frosting. Instead of my usual standby of making cakes and sticking mini eggs on […]
March 17, 2016
I’ve just bought some new season rhubarb. Young and tender and pink as you like. I love these slender, forced Timperley stems. They are so tender and not at all stringy like the rhubarb my Mum used to grow. It makes me think that Spring is really on the way. It’s a real toss-up as […]
September 17, 2015
Oven-baked chicken with tangy, barbecue sauce, crisp bacon and melty cheese all mopped up with potato wedges. I spoil you, really I do.
June 20, 2015
The first of a new series of monthly posts for the Center Parcs Blog: Pretzel Dogs with Beer Cheese Dip.
May 25, 2015
Sometimes you just need a no-nonsense cake. One for the weekend, obligingly providing slices of dense, butteriness with every cup of tea. One for when friends are calling in and you want to offer sustenance, but nothing too fussy. One to wrap in foil and take on a camping trip or to stuff into a rucksack for a walk on […]
September 29, 2014
Stone-baked pizza - from a barbecue. Maybe we don't need that fancy wood fired oven after all.
September 15, 2014
Things work out for the best when we all know where we stand. I stand next to the oven so I can pull the best bits off the brisket when it's cooked.
August 13, 2014
Choose life: Choose a big meringuey pudding that takes up a whole shelf in the fridge and a weeks worth of calories in your belly.
August 2, 2014
I have written this solely for the purposes of calling a post 'Much Ado About Muffins'. It's all I got.
June 3, 2014
Some days I want delicious food and I want it NOW. Who am I kidding? That's pretty much all the days.
May 2, 2014
Toaster friendly, tasting of crumpets, easy as pie…Pyclets.
April 6, 2014
It's important to have all breakfast themed pie options covered at all times.