30th Birthday Celebrations with Apple and Walnut Cake

As I love to bake so much, friends often ask me to bake the odd birthday or celebration cake, which I am more than happy to do! This weekend has been the birthdays of two gorgeous girls (inside & out) from my office; Lisa and Olivia - to celebrate their special days I offered to... Continue Reading →


Chocolate Chip Muffins

Now I've not made muffins in years, they were one of the very first things I made as a novice adult baker and they are super dooper easy and fairly foolproof, less sweet and less delicate in texture than cupcakes or sponge - muffins are great thing to make the beginner or advanced baker alike.... Continue Reading →

The Gun, Docklands

Ever since I started working in Docklands, I have heard good things about The Gun, however it has taken me a while to get there myself. I was delighted to discover that it is not only a gorgeous historical pub which, once upon a time provided the meeting place for Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton's... Continue Reading →

Simple & delicious – Roasted Butternut Squash Cous cous

I love roasted Butternut Squash it is gorgeous, slightly sweet and very filling - the perfect accompaniment to fish, chicken, rice. Today I had a quick look through the cupboards to find beef burgers, cous cous and buttersquash; voila! ¬†Butternut Squash Cous cous was born and it was delicious!Serves three or four people (depends how... Continue Reading →

Seabass & Porcini Pasta with olive oil & lemon

Just a nice mid week pasta, using up sea bass from the freezer and porcini from the store cupboard... Ingredients 1-2 Sea bass fillets 80g Pasta (per person, this could serve 2 with extra pasta) 3 Spring onions 4 Mushrooms Handful of dried porcini mushrooms, rehydrated Olive oil Salt & pepper Method 1) Cook the... Continue Reading →

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