Saturday, 20 December 2014

pomegranate pistachio and lemon biscotti

 i really love biscotti they are so crunchy. these have lemon, pistachio nuts and pomegranate seeds with a tangy lemon icing.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

matcha macadamia nut white chocolate brownies

i love these brownies especially because they are green, i call them grinch brownies.
the white chocolate in these seems to caramalise slighty to create an amazing flavour they are really moist and squidgy, just how i like my brownies.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

banoffee pavlova with honeycomb

Who knew brown sugar would make a great such a meringue. It creates such a wonderful flavour, and that paired with the bananas, honeycomb and caramel sauce makes a great pavlova. 

Monday, 15 December 2014

pork pies with quails eggs

i love pork pies, they are little traditional English pies, these ones have little quail eggs in the middle.
i made them with hot water crust pastry.
we usually have them as a lunch time snack, it was really nice to make my own.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

cookie dough chocolate bark

i love cookie dough and i love chocolate so it was no surprise i came up with this simple holiday treat. it is so easy to make and will be a big hit trust me.
you could keep it as bark or slice it into smaller chunks and wrap it in baking paper as candies.

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

croissant waffles with orange butter and pomegranate glaze (waffants)

well where do i start, I'm so excited to share this recipe that i dreamt up the other night.
these waffles are made with croissant dough, but it is not just any old croissant dough, it has orange zest and cinnamon folded into the butter to make them extra special.
we have had the cronut so i decided to invent the waffant.

Monday, 8 December 2014

easy homemade teabags christmas gift idea

if you know someone who loves drinking tea then this would make a great Christmas gift.
its is so easy to make, i got some empty heat seal teabags from ebay that you fill up your self, but you could use coffee filters or even muslin.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

peanut butter st honour with peanut brittle

these were so good, if you love peanut butter then you are going to love these.
on paper they seem hard to make but they are not really its just that require a few steps to make them.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

christmas spice marshmallows

these marshmallows taste like mouthfulls of christmas,
i experimented and used a mixture of brown sugars rather than just using caster sugar i think it added the extra flavour,

Sunday, 30 November 2014

triple gingerbread scones with cranberry curd

these scones were so yummy we ate them while they were still a little warm,
they have ground ginger, stem ginger in syrup and candied ginger in them,
i added some cinnamon and nutmeg too to give them a seasonal flavour and made some cranberry curd to have with them.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

rye flour brandy butter oreos and harvey nichols hamper review

i was given a wonderful hamper from Harvey Nichols to sample and with the jar of brandy butter that was in it i made these oreos.
i added it to the filling and it tasted great.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

rye cranberry muffins with oat and walnut topping

i decided to make these just a little bit healthier by using less sugar and adding honey, i replaced bleached white flour for organic rye flour.
i added whole fresh cranberries but dried ones would also work. 

Sunday, 23 November 2014

persimmon and cinnamon cake

This way my first time trying a persimmon, i really liked it. I decided chop one up and put it in this brown sugar cinnamon cake.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

poached pear brownie tart

 This tart is really decadent and is great for sharing and eating right out of the skillet.
i poached the pears with vanilla lemon and some amaretto. 

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

chocolate walnut and pumpkin babka

I love babka bread, i made this one with pumpkin puree in the dough and a chocolate and walnut paste swirled throughout. 

Monday, 17 November 2014

physalis clemintine and ginger swiss roll

i love these fruits, physalis, or sometimes they are known as cape gooseberries or ground cherries.
i made a compote with them and some clementines.
i added some ground ginger to the sponge to give it some extra flavour,

Thursday, 13 November 2014

ginger linzer cookies with butter caramel

i love this time of year as it brings allot of cookies. i made these ginger linzer cookies and i filled them with a buttery caramel.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

linda lomelinos lemon lovers dream cake recipe and book giveaway

today I'm excited to be sharing this lemon lovers dream cake recipe which is from linda lomlino from call me cupcakes book lomelinos cakes which is released in English on the 11th November.

Sunday, 9 November 2014

pretzel cinnamon rolls from izy hossacks from top with cinnamon

i recently bought izy hossack from top with cinnamons book, i saw these pretzel cinnamon rolls and decided to give them a go,
her book is wonderful just like her blog if you haven't already got a copy i suggest you add it to your Christmas list.
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