Rhubarb Gin

A few weeks ago I became the proud owner of about 3 kilos of Rhubarb, cut fresh from the garden.  Usually this would all go into Jam (which most of it will) but this year I really wanted to give Rhubarb Gin a go, and so I did.  It is really straight forward to do,... Continue Reading →

Elderflower Bundt Cake

I spotted this pretty Elderflower Bundt cake on Pinterest a while back, and I eventually found the right time to make it.  It was probably not the best time seasonally for the flowers on top, but I made do with some rose petals and blueberries.  I think nearer the summer the roses will give off... Continue Reading →

Afternoon Tea at Sketch, London

Last weekend Mum and I were headed to London Town to a wedding, and we decided to make a few days of it.  One thing we both love is an Afternoon Tea, what is better than whiling away a few hours over some sandwiches, scones, delicate pastries and endless pots of tea?  I did some... Continue Reading →

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

Coming into this time of year I like to fit some Smoothies into my breakfast routines, especially as we get closer to the summer months and there is an abundance of fresh berries on offer.  This Blueberry Muffin Smoothie incorporates all things that are healthy for breakfast but with the tasty of a naughty Blueberry... Continue Reading →

Goats Cheese and Vegetable Pasta

It’s not unusual for us to get to the stage in the week where we have nothing planned for dinner, and can’t be bothered to go to the shops to get anything.  This recipe evolved on one such occasion and has now become a dish we regularly plan for.  Its quick, easy and can be... Continue Reading →

Hot Cross Buns

Continuing my Easter Baking I just had to make Hot Cross Buns, the Easter holiday is not complete without them!  I decided this time to use a Paul Hollywood recipe, having made a bread recipe of his a while back and it turned out really well, so I was confident these too would be pretty... Continue Reading →

Simnel Cherry Tart

While looking for some Easter themed baking inspiration I came across a recipe on the BBC Good Food website for a Simnel Cherry Tart.  Simnel Cake is a traditional Easter cake; a light fruit cake topped with toasted marzipan, it’s something that I have never made, basically because its a big cake for two people!... Continue Reading →

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