Category Archives for Recipes

Recipe: Spiced Apple Butter

Filling your entire home with the smell of apples and spice, every mouthful packs an autumnal punch. Enjoy the sheer alchemy as the apples, cider, cinnamon, cloves and brown sugar are transformed into a mass of molten, burnished heaven… How many crumbles does it take to empty an apple tree? If you’re lucky enough to have […]

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Recipe: Creamy Coconut Butternut Squash Curry

A creamy coconut curry sauce fighting for saucepan space with chunks of butternut squash and fresh, seasonal veg… Comfort food conundrum When life gets tough, it’s all too tempting to turn to comfort food to see you through.  The problem is, comfort food doesn’t tend to be particularly healthy food, so although it feels pretty […]

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Recipe: Apple & Blackberry Cheesecake

A crumbly biscuit base, cushions of soft cinnamon cream topped with a gleaming crown of autumn fruits… I am SO happy about this recipe.  It’s perfect if you love the autumnal combo of apple and blackberry but you’re looking for a change from the usual crumbles and pies. Cheesecake Nostalgia  Cheesecake is one of those desserts that’s an ultimate […]

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Sun Dried Tomato & Black Olive Crusted Lamb Chops

A golden breadcrumb coating, flecked with black olive and sun dried tomato, crunching through to lamb, cooked to just pink perfection… Lamb; at its most flavourful after feasting on the lush grass of summer. Just pink, like rosy cheeks, coming back from the park on cool Saturday mornings as August fades to Autumn. Sun Dried Tomato; Summer’s […]

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Gluten Free Recipe: Pear & Almond Cake

Subtle, sweet pear and unctuous almond make this gluten free cake moist, luxurious and incredibly more-ish (Don’t say you weren’t warned…) It’s a funny thing, having a food blog.  People assume that you’re suddenly an expert in all things cooking and baking.   Pssst! I’ve got a little secret for you… I’m really not! Don’t […]

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Recipe: Smoked Mackerel Pâté

This creamy smoked mackerel pâté is bursting with the contrasting flavours of earthy smoked fish, the fresh, clean taste of chopped parsley and lemon juice, and finished off with the tang of chopped gherkin… This is one of those wonderful recipes that is pure simplicity to prepare (with just 6 ingredients, how could it be anything else?), but absolutely full […]

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Raspberry & Lavender White Hot Chocolate

Soothing, warm and creamy, this liquid heaven in a cup contains the classic combo of rich white chocolate, & sweet, tangy raspberries. Add the delicate floral undertone of lavender and you’ve got something pretty special… (or is that pretty AND special??) I love food. I really love food that tastes amazing. But I really, REALLY love food that […]

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