Category Archives: Lemon

Recipe: Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake

This loaf cake recipe is one of the best I have come across. It’s so easy to throw together, strikes a wonderful balance between the density of a traditional pound cake and the softness of a light crumb, and it’s

Recipe: Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake

This loaf cake recipe is one of the best I have come across. It’s so easy to throw together, strikes a wonderful balance between the density of a traditional pound cake and the softness of a light crumb, and it’s

Recipes: Asian-Style Tuna

I’m not a huge fan of burgers, mostly because I find them so difficult to eat without the patty edging its way out the back of the bun and all of the juices running down my arm. However, I absolutely

Recipes: Asian-Style Tuna

I’m not a huge fan of burgers, mostly because I find them so difficult to eat without the patty edging its way out the back of the bun and all of the juices running down my arm. However, I absolutely

Recipe: Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Not only is the stew incredibly healthy, it is also packed with flavour and makes for a beautifully colourful plate of food. Vegetables tend to take a back seat in meals, with meat being the star of many dishes. We

Recipe: Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Not only is the stew incredibly healthy, it is also packed with flavour and makes for a beautifully colourful plate of food. Vegetables tend to take a back seat in meals, with meat being the star of many dishes. We

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

Recipe: Simnel Cake

… complete with 11 marzipan disciples, less Judas. I love fruit cake and get very excited in December when there is christmas cake galore. I was therefore thrilled to hear that Easter brings a similar delight – simnel cake, which

Recipe: Simnel Cake

… complete with 11 marzipan disciples, less Judas. I love fruit cake and get very excited in December when there is christmas cake galore. I was therefore thrilled to hear that Easter brings a similar delight – simnel cake, which

Recipe: Lemon and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe is extremely addictive; soft, buttery brioche, citrusy lemon, warming cinnamon, creamy ice cream and sticky, sweet butterscotch sauce. The whole ensemble may not be strictly french, but why not embrace fusion. To turn this into a slightly more

Recipe: Lemon and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe is extremely addictive; soft, buttery brioche, citrusy lemon, warming cinnamon, creamy ice cream and sticky, sweet butterscotch sauce. The whole ensemble may not be strictly french, but why not embrace fusion. To turn this into a slightly more

Recipe: Classic French Cassoulet

The cassoulet is a classic dish originating in southern France. It is a flavoursome, slow-cooked casserole that is a perfect homely dish for a big family. Even my fussy brother enjoyed this one! The beans are warming and creamy, while

Recipe: Classic French Cassoulet

The cassoulet is a classic dish originating in southern France. It is a flavoursome, slow-cooked casserole that is a perfect homely dish for a big family. Even my fussy brother enjoyed this one! The beans are warming and creamy, while

Recipe: Blackberry and Lemon Yoghurt Cake

This is a slightly dense cake, full of moisture and packed with fruity zing from wild blackberries and ribbons of lemon zest. The addition of yoghurt gives an interesting ‘tang’ and you get a lovely sugary crust from the blackberry

Recipe: Blackberry and Lemon Yoghurt Cake

This is a slightly dense cake, full of moisture and packed with fruity zing from wild blackberries and ribbons of lemon zest. The addition of yoghurt gives an interesting ‘tang’ and you get a lovely sugary crust from the blackberry

Recipe: Sweet Potato, Carrot and Coriander Soup with Creamy Coriander Pesto

Carrot and coriander soup is classically British. This recipe is for my twist of the traditional preparation, adding sweet potato for body and richness, and swirling the soup with a creamy pesto, pungent with fresh, herby coriander. Ingredients: for the soup:

Recipe: Sweet Potato, Carrot and Coriander Soup with Creamy Coriander Pesto

Carrot and coriander soup is classically British. This recipe is for my twist of the traditional preparation, adding sweet potato for body and richness, and swirling the soup with a creamy pesto, pungent with fresh, herby coriander. Ingredients: for the soup:

Recipe: Lemon and Blueberry Sponge with White Chocolate Ganache

A zesty and fruity sponge cake with indulgent white chocolate and stained a gorgeous deep purple from the bursting blueberries. Ingredients: sponge: 6oz salted butter 6oz caster sugar 3 eggs 6oz self-raising flour 1/2tsp vanilla essence zest of 2 lemons

Recipe: Lemon and Blueberry Sponge with White Chocolate Ganache

A zesty and fruity sponge cake with indulgent white chocolate and stained a gorgeous deep purple from the bursting blueberries. Ingredients: sponge: 6oz salted butter 6oz caster sugar 3 eggs 6oz self-raising flour 1/2tsp vanilla essence zest of 2 lemons