Category Archives: Pantry Items

My Favourite Patisseries in Montpellier

Montpellier is certainly not a place to live if you’re on a diet. There is a patisserie at every turn, always brightly coloured with an array of mouth-watering bakes posing in the window and the aroma of sweet bakes beckoning

My Favourite Patisseries in Montpellier

Montpellier is certainly not a place to live if you’re on a diet. There is a patisserie at every turn, always brightly coloured with an array of mouth-watering bakes posing in the window and the aroma of sweet bakes beckoning

The UK’s First Jian Bing by Mei Mei’s Street Cart

Half-Chinese, half-American London girl, Melissa, has never tasted a true jian bing before, nor even set foot in China. Yet incredibly, with the help of her elder sister and some handy how-to videos, she has authentically recreated this popular Beijing

The UK’s First Jian Bing by Mei Mei’s Street Cart

Half-Chinese, half-American London girl, Melissa, has never tasted a true jian bing before, nor even set foot in China. Yet incredibly, with the help of her elder sister and some handy how-to videos, she has authentically recreated this popular Beijing

The Great British Bake Off

Who would have thought that a programme about baking would unite the generations and become a weekly no.1 talking point. This year, The Great British Bake Off have even made the headlines as controversy over Bakes Alaska tore through the

The Great British Bake Off

Who would have thought that a programme about baking would unite the generations and become a weekly no.1 talking point. This year, The Great British Bake Off have even made the headlines as controversy over Bakes Alaska tore through the

Recipe: Individual Toad-in-the-Hole with Onion Gravy

Toad-in-the-hole is a much loved British favourite and a proper hearty meal. I love this individual version – it’s a great way to turn a home dish into dinner party worthy food. Ingredients: for the gravy: 20g butter 2 large

Recipe: Individual Toad-in-the-Hole with Onion Gravy

Toad-in-the-hole is a much loved British favourite and a proper hearty meal. I love this individual version – it’s a great way to turn a home dish into dinner party worthy food. Ingredients: for the gravy: 20g butter 2 large

Recipe: Apple, Maple and Pecan Flapjacks

When I came up with this recipe, I had recently discovered a love of pecan nuts and have therefore decided to add them to another of my much loved treats, along with the maple syrup that had been sitting in

Recipe: Apple, Maple and Pecan Flapjacks

When I came up with this recipe, I had recently discovered a love of pecan nuts and have therefore decided to add them to another of my much loved treats, along with the maple syrup that had been sitting in

Recipe: Goji Berry, Raisin and Golden Sultana Scones

Making scones summons images of a peaceful afternoon sipping tea from dainty china teacups and nibbling on tiny cucumber sandwiches. No high tea is complete without scones, topped with lashings of clotted cream and a dollop of jam. This afternoon

Recipe: Goji Berry, Raisin and Golden Sultana Scones

Making scones summons images of a peaceful afternoon sipping tea from dainty china teacups and nibbling on tiny cucumber sandwiches. No high tea is complete without scones, topped with lashings of clotted cream and a dollop of jam. This afternoon

Recipe: Cheese Scones with Honey Mustard Salmon

Scones are a classic British dish that is easily whipped up for a quick lunch, brunch or afternoon snack. It is a versatile recipe to which you can add almost any ingredients, whether they be sweet or savoury. I have

Recipe: Cheese Scones with Honey Mustard Salmon

Scones are a classic British dish that is easily whipped up for a quick lunch, brunch or afternoon snack. It is a versatile recipe to which you can add almost any ingredients, whether they be sweet or savoury. I have