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50 best pancake recipes

50 best pancake recipes

Pancake day is looming, and I don’t know about you but I’m always unprepared for the day. It’s always a last minute dash to the supermarket for eggs and I usually end up making something uninventive (strange for a food blogger!) So this year I […]

Mini Strawberry Jam & Cream Tarts

Mini Strawberry Jam & Cream Tarts

These cute mini strawberry jam and cream tarts are perfect for a valentines dessert or a summer afternoon tea.  It’s valentines coming up this month, so why not treat your girlfriend/boyfriend/husband/wife with a batch of these yummy jam & cream tarts?? Honestly, they’re really easy […]

My blog goals and stats | January

My blog goals and stats | January

It’s the end of my first month blogging on this new site and i’m really happy with how it has been so far! In case you don’t know, I only started this blog at the beginning of January. I’m still running my old blog over […]

pastry cream/creme patisserie | how to

pastry cream/creme patisserie | how to

Use it as a filling for eclairs, tarts or as a base to make other types of creams. Creme Patisserie, or pastry cream as we say in the UK is a versatile cream which is actually simpler to make than it looks!  During pastry school, this […]

open apple pie

open apple pie

An apple pie without the fuss of creating the pastry lid. This quick and simple pie-like recipe will impress any last minute guests.  Testing and developing recipes can leave often leave results unpredictable, like this apple pie for example. It was meant to be a proper apple pie […]

5 slow holidays to take this year

5 slow holidays to take this year

  Sometimes holidaying abroad can be stressful. We rush around trying to see ALL the sights and often forget to enjoy ourselves. I’m certainly guilty of it. Inn Travel, who call themselves ‘the slow holiday people’ have the perfect selection of journeys to help you slow […]

sweet shortcrust pastry | how to

sweet shortcrust pastry | how to

A quick and easy method that will have you churning out pies and flans in no time at all. This sweet shortcrust pastry is my go-to method. I would easily say that I love making pastry more than I do cakes. I know, controversial! I can’t […]

Chinese pork balls in a tropical sauce

Chinese pork balls in a tropical sauce

Chinese Pork Balls with a Caribbean twist; these will have your taste-buds tingling and wishing you were sun-bathing somewhere on an tropical island. I’ve always been a fan of Italian meatballs, so when I saw a recipe for a Chinese pork ball, I had to […]

Where to stay in Bermuda

Where to stay in Bermuda

From luxurious hotels on the sea front to all-inclusive family-friendly resorts, here’s my pick of the four places i’d recommend.  Where to stay Luxury 1. Royal Palms Hotels (from £231 p/n) Location – Hamilton https://www.royalpalms.bm (Sorry for this photo – it’s one off my own phone! Wasn’t planning […]

Peanut Butter & Coconut Energy Balls

Peanut Butter & Coconut Energy Balls

These bite-sized snacks are perfect when a burst of energy is needed, perhaps before a long run or when writing an essay. They’re full of peanut-y and chocolate-y goodness with the added bonus of coconut to give it that little bit of crunch. I’m eating […]


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Mini Strawberry Jam & Cream Tarts

Mini Strawberry Jam & Cream Tarts

These cute mini strawberry jam and cream tarts are perfect for a valentines dessert or a summer afternoon tea.  It’s valentines coming up this month, so why not treat your girlfriend/boyfriend/husband/wife with a batch of these yummy jam & cream tarts?? Honestly, they’re really easy […]

Apple and Blackberry Cake

Apple and Blackberry Cake

Similar to a clafoutis, this buttery and fruity cake is perfect served with some fresh single cream and a cup of coffee! I wasn’t going to call this cake a ‘cake’ as I discovered it was more like a clafoutis: a custard-like texture soaked with […]