Apricot Cake

I have fallen in love with this cake, the texture is beautiful. I am not a big fan of sponge cakes but this one is fantastic! It is so light and delicate and the apricots steam and turn almost jam like whilst baking. The nuts and fruit used in this could easily be changed for … More Apricot Cake


Cheese Scones

Cheese scone brings back such happy memories for me, Autumnal and Winter Sunday mornings with my family, a large pan of soup on the hob and making fresh cheese scones for lunch. There is nothing better. This should be more of autumn entry but I have been making it a lot recently so I thought … More Cheese Scones


I have loved macaroons since I first tried them when my boyfriend brought me back a box from Laduree in Paris.  Not only do they taste great but they look beautiful and are very impressive. The range of flavours from traditional chocolate and vanilla to salted caramel and blackcurrent violet all presented beautifully in pale … More Macaroons

Rosemary Plait

I feel I should be writing a Christmas recipe as it is only 8 days away but instead I am going to share my recipe for rosemary bread this week. I will do something more Christmassy next week as all of the Christmas baking is going to commence very soon! I have never made this … More Rosemary Plait