Category Archives: Recipe

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

Gym Bunny Pre- & Post-workout Treats

Summer is upon us and it’s time to hit the gym in preparation for bikini season. It’s always a struggle to get motivate to don my trainers and leave the comfort of tea and cake on the sofa in lieu

Gym Bunny Pre- & Post-workout Treats

Summer is upon us and it’s time to hit the gym in preparation for bikini season. It’s always a struggle to get motivate to don my trainers and leave the comfort of tea and cake on the sofa in lieu

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I am beaming with pride this morning at the mastery with which I turned a couple of zip lock bags and a half broken piping bag into a duo-colour dream. Ye of little faith as ever, my mother forecast cupcake

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I am beaming with pride this morning at the mastery with which I turned a couple of zip lock bags and a half broken piping bag into a duo-colour dream. Ye of little faith as ever, my mother forecast cupcake

Recipe: Berry-Honey Compote

Now that summer is in full swing (at least for those of you living in a hotter part of the world) it’s time to embrace the blossoming berries that arrive in abundance at this time of year. This compote recipe

Recipe: Berry-Honey Compote

Now that summer is in full swing (at least for those of you living in a hotter part of the world) it’s time to embrace the blossoming berries that arrive in abundance at this time of year. This compote recipe

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: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Mum’s Peanut Cookies

A big batch of buttery, nutty, chocolatey cookies are sometimes a necessity. Ingredients: 225g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 200g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 240g crunchy Organic peanut butter (use top quality stuff

Recipe: Mum’s Peanut Cookies

A big batch of buttery, nutty, chocolatey cookies are sometimes a necessity. Ingredients: 225g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 200g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 240g crunchy Organic peanut butter (use top quality stuff

Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is up there with my favourites. It’s bursting with tropical fruitiness, rich and buttery pecans, and sweet, smooth and cool frosting. I couldn’t help but go back for a second slice. Ingredients: For the cake: 200ml groundnut oil

Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is up there with my favourites. It’s bursting with tropical fruitiness, rich and buttery pecans, and sweet, smooth and cool frosting. I couldn’t help but go back for a second slice. Ingredients: For the cake: 200ml groundnut oil

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