Orange and Poppy Seed Cake

In the summer light and fresh cakes are perfect with a cup of tea or homemade elderflower cordial (recipe coming soon!). This orange and poppy seed cake is incredibly simple to make and very quick, perfect for when you have people coming round last minute. If you find your oranges are difficult to zest for … More Orange and Poppy Seed Cake

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Banana Bread 

Everybody and has their favourite family recipe for banana bread and this is mine. I have adapted it over the years but this is the one I reach too now. It’s not too moist that sometimes I find banana breads can be. I also love to add nuts into this too – walnuts or pecans, … More Banana Bread 

Yorkshire Parkin

Yes I may have missed bonfire night with this recipe but I think it makes a perfect wintry treat because of the fiery ginger and sticky nature of it. The only issue is that it really does need to sit and mature for a few days for it to be at it’s best! This can … More Yorkshire Parkin

Chocolate Sorbet

This morning my sister asked me to invent a coconut ice cream recipe that she could have, meaning dairy and wheat/gluten free. Obviously coconut milk is the obvious substitute. I was looking up recipes when it suddenly dawned me that my version of David Lebowitz’s chocolate sorbet recipe would be perfect for her! It isn’t … More Chocolate Sorbet

Pumpkin Pie

Everybody has a favourite recipe to make pumpkin pie and this is mine. I use double cream rather than condensed milk in order to get a creamier texture, it is a little like a cheesecake texture rather than a gelatinous texture. I brought four tins of Libby’s pumpkin puree with me to Norway and I … More Pumpkin Pie

Macaroons

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