Happiness Bread

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Happiness Bread is a soft savoury gluten-free and paleo bread, perfect for kick-starting your day, nay your year.

Happiness Bread is a soft savoury paleo bread, perfect for kick-starting your day, nay your year. It is also pretty much summing up the January I am having so far, I am feeling so positive and sunny that I really don’t recognise myself. I feel like I have changed drastically since giving birth 18 months ago. Not just because I … Read More

Happiness Bread

Salted Date Caramel Banana Flapjacks

Brownies, Blondies and Bars2 Comments

These Salted Date Caramel Banana Flapjacks are refined sugar-free and gluten-free for guilt-free snacking.

These Salted Date Caramel Banana Flapjacks are refined sugar-free and gluten-free for guilt-free snacking. I have made these flapjacks what feels like a dozen times over Christmas to get the recipe just right for January snacking. I was looking for something oat based to have in the kitchen for the whole family to ward off mid-afternoon hunger pangs that didn’t … Read More

Salted Date Caramel Banana Flapjacks

Honey Chipotle Nut Bowl

Christmas, Snacks2 Comments

This Honey Chipotle Nut Bowl is great for bringing out to a crowd. A smoky, spicy, sweet and salty snack which can be made with any combination of leftover nuts.

This Honey Chipotle Nut Bowl is great for bringing out to a party. A smoky, spicy, sweet and salty snack which can be made with any combination of leftover nuts. I am not one for celebrating New Year’s Eve. Save for trying to make the best of it at various dodgy house parties in my early twenties I prefer to … Read More

Honey Chipotle Nut Bowl

Christmas Morning Mince Pie Muffins

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These Christmas Morning Mince Pie Muffins are exactly what you should be treating your family to Christmas morning. They are light, fluffy, moist and full of Christmas spice and cheer. I know where I am with a good tradition. Little routines and recipes that let my good conscience know that it’s the festive season. I’ve got my trifle, devils on … Read More

Christmas Morning Mince Pie Muffins

Lemon, Almond and Raspberry Trifle

Christmas, Puddings and Desserts4 Comments

This Lemon, Almond and Raspberry Trifle is a perfectly special way to end your winter feast. A gluten-free lemon and almond sponge is drizzled with limoncello, cosseted by a thick blanket of raspberry curd and topped with dreamy lemon custard and clouds of double cream. A crunch of toasted almonds and fresh raspberries are scattered to finish.

This Lemon, Almond and Raspberry Trifle is a perfectly special way to end your winter feast. A gluten-free lemon and almond sponge is drizzled with limoncello, cosseted by a thick blanket of raspberry curd and topped with dreamy lemon custard and clouds of double cream. A crunch of toasted almonds and fresh raspberries are scattered to finish. This year for … Read More

Lemon, Almond and Raspberry Trifle

Stilton, Chestnut and Cranberry Tart

Christmas, Pies, Quiche and Tarts1 Comment

This Stilton, Chestnut and Cranberry Tart makes a lovely festive lunch. The richness of the stilton and woodsy notes of the chestnuts are sharpened with the zesty cranberry sauce.

This Stilton, Chestnut and Cranberry Tart makes a lovely festive lunch. The richness of the stilton and woodsy notes of the chestnuts are sharpened with the zesty cranberry sauce. The holiday baking starts here. I hadn’t meant to leave it over two weeks in between posts but I have been working on the market stall every weekend for the past … Read More

Stilton, Chestnut and Cranberry Tart

Pecan Butterscotch Latte Cake

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This Pecan Butterscotch Latte Cake is a gluten-free delight, the sponge flavourful with ground pecans, oat flour and muscovado sugar. The buttercream whipped to light perfection with a touch of mascarpone and all imbued with a rich coffee aroma.

This Pecan Butterscotch Latte Cake is a gluten-free delight, the sponge flavourful with ground pecans, oat flour and muscovado sugar. The buttercream whipped to light perfection with a touch of mascarpone and all imbued with a rich coffee aroma. I am hooked into stories. I was an early reader and would consume book after book. Now, I’m not saying these … Read More

Pecan Butterscotch Latte Cake

Ultra Creamy Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

Drinks4 Comments

This Ultra Creamy Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate only needs 3 ingredients and five minutes of your time to warm your cockles and sweeten your day.

This Ultra Creamy Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate only needs 3 ingredients and five minutes of your time to warm your cockles and sweeten your day. I have been looking for a dairy-free hot chocolate for ages as although I love hot chocolate, my body gets mighty furious with me if I attempt to drink a whole glass of milk. Ever since … Read More

Ultra Creamy Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

Piccalilli

Preserves4 Comments

Piccalilli is a must-have addition for any festive table. A beautiful trio of purple cauliflower, romescu and white cauliflower preserved with autumn vegetables in delicious curried spices.

Piccalilli is the perfect preserve for your festive table. Bite-sized pieces of Autumn vegetables fragrant with curry spices which is excellent with any kind of cheese or cold cut. There was one word with which people always used to describe me; my school teachers, my work colleagues, my family, friends, strangers on the bus, the butcher, the baker, the weirdo … Read More

Piccalilli