Making Eunice’s Ethel’s Cakes {Recipe – Eccles Cakes}

Eccles cakes hold a special place in my heart. We had a dear family friend, Eunice, who’s Eccles Cake recipe was the very best. Eunice and her husband Jeff, became a third set of grandparents to my brother and I,…

Love is Sweet {Recipe – Marshmallow Wedding Favours}

I was lucky to be invited to two beautiful weddings this Summer. Both I was kindly asked to make sweet elements to their sweet days. I made for my lovely friend Jude, the wedding favours for everyone’s table setting at…

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Hey There, Sweet Buns {Recipe – S’mores Sticky Buns}

Hey There, Sweet Buns. We’re carrying on a very sweet theme of S’mores, today a recipe for S’mores Sticky Buns. A soft enriched dough with a filling of caramelised digestive biscuit crumbs, gooey marshmallows and studded with dark chocolate chips.…

Step 1 – Build A Campfire {Recipe – S’mores Marshmallows}

To carry on this mini-series of recipes featuring the key components of the wonder and joy that is S’mores, I bring you today a recipe for a digestive biscuit crumb coated vanilla marshmallow, studded with dark chocolate chips. Take you…

Monkeying Around {Recipe – S’mores Monkey Bread}

Some flavour combinations just work together. Chocolate and Orange. Chocolate and Raspberries. Well, anything with chocolate really. Including sandwiching it between two wheaty, oaty biscuits with a charred marshmallow, straight from a campfire. For someone, who hasn’t grown up with…

Layers of Delight {Recipe – Hazelnut and Chocolate Baklava}

At this time of year, certain food hit our shelves to celebrate the festive season, some more popular than others. Christmas cake with its golden layer of nutty marzipan and snowy icing crown is the marmite of Christmas. I love…

Mon Petit Chou {Recipe – Choux De Creme with Craquelin Topping and Toblerone …

There is a super cute term of affection in French, ‘Mon Petit Chou’ which literally means my small cabbage or more a term for sweetheart. On my recent trip to Paris, I tried my first Choux de Creme (choux buns…

Stir It Up {Recipe – Nanny’s Christmas Pudding}

This Sunday is traditionally known as Stir Up Sunday. The Sunday before the beginning of Advent when plum puddings were made at home to allow enough time to be matured ready for Christmas. All the family members take it in turn to…

Proper Start To The Day {Recipe – Pistachio Frangipane Croissants}

I love my bed and there are days when I could happily just be a dorm mouse and stay snuggled up in my duvet. Getting me out of my bed can be an endurance test for friends and family, but…

Ice Cream for Breakfast {Recipe – Toasted Almond Croissant Ice Cream}

Breakfast Ice Cream. Yes, you’ve heard right. Breakfast Ice Cream. You’re welcome. Toasted Almond Croissant Ice Cream. Chewy, Nutty, Creamy. Dreamy. Who says that you can’t have a scoop or two of this beautiful ice cream for breakfast when the days…

Oh Captain My Captain {Recipe – Maltesers Fudge}

Oh, Captain Oddball. Yesterday was Father’s Day  and would like to share with you the sheer force of awesomeness that is Captain Oddball, or more commonly known as my Dad. I know that most people would say they have a…

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