Peanut butter fudge

This was a very satisfying, simple and scrummy recipe from Sophie Dahl's TV show from a few years ago... which was not always well received but this was one of the good recipes, so definitely worth trying. Ingredients 125g Butter 500g Dark brown sugar 120ml Milk 250g Crunchy peatnut butter 1 Vanilla pod, deseeded or... Continue Reading →


Strawberry and passion fruit pastilles

Following my coconut ice post, my fabbo friend Jo has asked if I have any more sweetie recipes... well, a while ago when I was working on the coconut ice, I also tried these delicious fruit pastilles!  Though I don't think I actually have any photos of these lovely treats - just imagine beautifully red... Continue Reading →

Laura’s melt in your mouth coconut ice

My lovely friend Laura is a huge coconut ice fan and as it was her birthday recently, it seemed like the perfect excuse to treat her to some delicious coconut ice!  My favourite recipe comes from Annie Rigg's cookbook Gifts from the Kitchen which is a wonderfully inspiring book with some fantastic ideas and is... Continue Reading →

Swedish Chocolate cake

I was looking for a lovely chocolate cake recipe to make for my birthday (my usual favourite is Nigella Lawson's Sour cream chocolate cake with sour cream icing) and my friend found this recipe by the very talented Izy Hossack of Top with Cinnamon fame in a Sunday newspaper magazine and it was wonderful (look... Continue Reading →

Chocolate and raspberry red velvet cupcakes

Chocolate and raspberry is my absolute favourite dessert flavour combination and these cupcakes were divine; moist and well balanced in flavour and texture.  I saw a recipe in the latest BBC Good Food magazine for Purple velvet cupcakes with Blackberry Frosting, however I chose to use raspberries instead for two reasons (1) I LOVE raspberries and (2)... Continue Reading →

Risi e bisi (oven baked bacon & pea risotto)

This is a fantastically lazy supper which is just the thing if you're short on time but don't want to scrimp on flavour. It needs to bake for about half an hour but then means you can get on and do something else! Ingredients 2 Tsp Oil (I used olive oil) 1 White onion, diced... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: