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Virtual Bake Sale Update ’14

Happy Friday lovely people! Hope you all are having a great week and looking forward to a weekend of baking sweet treats. A quick post today to say you still have a couple of days to submit a recipe for...
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Brunch with Buddies (Zazu’s Kitchen, Bristol)

Brunch is a thing of beauty. You can rock up with bed head with minimal judgement and bleary eyed staring at the menu for twenty minutes until the words come into focus. I’m very fortunate that...
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Culture Clash (Baklava Macarons with Honey and Cinnamon Buttercream)

What do you get when you take a classic French patisserie with the flavours of a Middle Eastern dessert? Baklava Macarons with Honey and Cinnamon Buttercream of course! You may think I may of gone a tad...
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Autumn Arrival (Fig and Almond Cake)

Autumn is well and truly here. The leaves have fallen from the trees, nice and slimy with all this rain we’ve been having. My birthday has been and gone and there is a nip in the air. I’m not...
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Happy National Chocolate Week! September Cocoa Runner Parcel

Happy National Chocolate Week y’all!!!! To celebrate I have my awesome September Cocoa Runners Parcel to share with you guys. And what a sexy parcel it was this month, focusing on Madagasan cocoa...
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Birthday Brie Baklava (Savoury Brie and Walnut Baklava)

This weekend gone marks the 27th birthday of my housemate and dear friend. She was one of the first people I met at university and even through she has seen me at my very worse and at various states of...
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Going Full Blown Cavelady Style (Flesh and Buns, London)

The foodie Saturday continues, from Masterchef brunch, then pudding lunch and then on the need for something savoury… Wandering around Soho area there was a magnetic pull to one of my favourite...
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Raising the (Sweet) Bar (The Pudding Bar, Soho, London)

To continue on from Monday’s post on my foodie start to the day on Saturday in London. After battling the wind and rain we made it from Southbank to Soho in the search of sweet treats. I had seen...
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Brunch Doesn’t Get Tougher Than This (MasterChef, Pop Up Restaurant)

On a moody Saturday morning, I boarded a coach to the big smoke beyond early. So early the birds weren’t even awake yet. But this was all for a very good reason and that was to spend a foodie day...
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Cocoa Runners – August Parcel

I know, I know this post is rather late and that’s a shame when there is such great chocolate to share! I even have next month’s already arrived and waiting to be tucked in to. Bad blogger!...
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What The Dickens (Victorian Breakfast at The Star and Dove, Bristol)

As I mentioned on Monday, Sunday the 28th September was the day I turned 27. I’m fast approaching the dreaded 3-0 birthday. As you can see from the picture below I am clinging on to my youth and my...
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Birthday Bucket List – 27th Year

Happy Monday to you all! Hope you had a great weekend and spent it baking for the Virtual Bake Sale for Macmillan Cancer Support. Yesterday I turned the ripe old age of 27. I know you are shocked with my...
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A Birthday Boston Cream Pie for A Big Bake Sale

Happy Macmillan Coffee Morning!!! Today people all over the UK are hosting coffee mornings to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support for people living with cancer and supporting them and their families...
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Lively Lisbon Part 2 – FoodNerd Travels

The adventure continues! Did you enjoy the many food pictures from Lisbon in Part One earlier this week? Well let’s get even pictures of blue skies, flounce and food on the go then… We spent...
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Lively Lisbon – Part 1 – FoodNerd Travels

I am very fortunate that I come from a close and loving family. Don’t get me wrong we have our eccentricities and not the Waltons, but I count my blessings for my wonderful weird family. It’s...
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Trip to the Seaside (Sea Salt and Cocoa Nib Madeleines)

How are all of you getting on with your bakes for my Virtual Bake Sale for Macmillan Cancer Support? There’s been some great recipes and donations already posted to the main donation and recipe...
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The Tooth Fairy (Peppersmith Mints)

On Monday I brought you The Tooth Breaker Caramel, so for the balance of protecting your pearly whites, today I bring the delights of Peppersmith mints! I am a huge fan of all things garlic base so...
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The Tooth Breaker (Chocolate, Cocoa Nibs and Sea Salt Caramel)

I go on weekend bake off furies sometimes when for once I don’t have a millions things to do and places to go. I love these weekends, I pump up the jams, I may or may not of changed into proper...
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A Warm Cuddle in a Mug (Mexican Hot Chocolate)

Soon sadly the Summer days will be drawing to a close and the colder Autumn snap will in full force. But I will let you in to my secret in how I’m gonna stay a happy cheerful camper throughout the...
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Taking the Biscuit (Brown Sugar & Biscuit Butter Choc Chip Cookies)

Have you found your recipe you want to do for the Virtual Bake Sale for Macmillan Cancer Support yet?? Well this recipe may be the one get get you baking and donating! Have you discovered the love of...
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