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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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

Indulgent Porridge

I love porridge, I know many people do not like it but this is not traditional porridge made with water and salt. This is rich and creamy, topped with hazelnuts, cranberries, chocolate and maple syrup, yum! My mum always made porridge with milk and that is the way I like it. The milk could also … More Indulgent Porridge

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