Cinnamon Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Mulled Cranberry Compote

Cinnamon Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Mulled Cranberry Compote

The title might be a bit of a mouthful but this loaf cake is surprisingly simple! Packed full of sugar and spice this cake is the perfect winter treat. Scroll down for the recipe. Cake club If there’s an excuse to bake or eat cake…

Cinnamon Candied Bacon

Cinnamon Candied Bacon

Never before have I been SO excited about something coming out of the oven. I thought the days were long gone where I hovered by the oven, peeking through the partially frosted glass, trying to see what was going on inside. But the first time…

Maple Glazed Vegetables with Pecan Crunch

Maple Glazed Vegetables with Pecan Crunch

These maple glazed vegetables are a twist on traditional British honey glazed veg. The extra pecan topping adds a real American twist to this simple side dish. Get the recipe below. As we race through autumn, ever closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas, my thoughts turn…

Festive Baked Camembert

Festive Baked Camembert

Is there anything more comforting on a cold Sunday evening than hunkering down in front of the TV for another episode of Strictly Come Dancing and some cheese and crackers. We often opt for this lazy supper after a busy weekend and in the winter…

Herby Roast Chicken

Herby Roast Chicken

I’m going to try and make this post simple for you. Google how to cook the perfect roast chicken and you get SO much conflicting advice. Good Food says one thing, Delia says another. Looking for something a bit more scientific? Heston Blumenthal has you…

Cookie Swap – Reindeer Antler Lebkuchen

Cookie Swap – Reindeer Antler Lebkuchen

These gently spiced Reindeer Antler Cookies are a twist on a German classic. Made in the style of Lebkuchen cookies they have the taste and aroma of Christmas with an extra bit of decadent chocolate drizzled on top. Read on for the recipe. Weeks and weeks ago…

Fig and Walnut Cake

Fig and Walnut Cake

This Fig and Walnut Cake is a fantastic alternative to the traditional Christmas Cake. Read on to find out why. Over the last few years I’ve been fiddling with my traditional Christmas Cake recipe. I’m a big fan of the original and love the excitement…

Christmas Eton Mess with Cranberries and Star Anise

Christmas Eton Mess with Cranberries and Star Anise

This Christmas Eton Mess is a fun and fruity dessert. Made with a cranberry and star anise compote and Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses it is a lighter alternative to the Christmas pud! At this time of year I am always looking for simple but impressive looking dishes.…

Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Stars

Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Stars

Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Stars are a fun and tasty Christmas cookie that both kids and grown ups love. Find out how you can make a batch this Christmas! Evening folks! Would you believe it is just 10 days until Christmas? Boy doesn’t time fly…

Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses

Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses

These adorable meringue kisses make fantastic gifts. Alternatively, they look great on the coffee table over the festive period Over a year ago now, I went to a meringue kisses masterclass with the Meringue Girls in East London (which I reviewed here). The evening was fantastic…