Brussel Sprout and Leek Gratin in a cast iron pan on wooden board

Cheesy Brussel Sprout and Leek Gratin

Brussel Sprout and Leek Gratin in a cast iron pan on wooden board

This Brussel Sprout Gratin is cheesy, creamy, bubbling and golden. Shredded brussels are gently cooked in butter with finely cut leeks. An incredibly easy cheese sauce made from whole milk, cornflour, cheddar and cream cheese devours the vegetables. Plus this side dish is naturally gluten-free but oh so rich and delicious. This year I made […]

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Slice of White Chocolate Ginger Cheesecake on a plate

White Chocolate Ginger Cheesecake

Slice of White Chocolate Ginger Cheesecake on a plate

An amazingly creamy no-bake cheesecake that’s incredibly easy to pull together. Set on a buttery ginger biscuit crust and speckled with spicy stem ginger this White Chocolate Ginger Cheesecake is a complete crowd pleaser. Cheesecake is a dessert I can never resist. Still I was out for lunch with my mum recently at a local […]

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Chestnut Brownies on a wooden board

Chestnut Brownies {gluten-free}

Chestnut Brownies on a wooden board

These Chestnut Brownies are dark, fudgy and deliciously nutty. An easy festive brownie which is topped with an incredibly light whipped chestnut ganache. Think chestnuts roasting on an open fire then baked into irresistible brownies for a festive treat. There is something so warming and comforting about chestnuts and I love including them in my […]

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Carrot and Swede Mash in a black bowl on a wooden board

Instant Pot Carrot and Swede Mash

Carrot and Swede Mash in a black bowl on a wooden board

Carrot and Swede Mash is an incredibly versatile vegetable dish. It is very satisfying and a great option if you are avoiding heavy carbs. Using the Instant Pot is a great way to make Carrot and Swede Mash as you can get it on the table in just 20 minutes. Carrot and Swede Mash is […]

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Braised Red Cabbage sprinkled with pomegranate seeds and star anise in a white dish on a wooden board

Braised Red Cabbage

Braised Red Cabbage sprinkled with pomegranate seeds and star anise in a white dish on a wooden board

Braised Red Cabbage is a wonderfully sweet tangy and spiced side dish for your winter gathering. It tastes wonderful alongside a roast turkey but equally well with rib of beef, game or even a nut roast. Make it ahead of time and stash in the freezer as it re-heats brilliantly. Everyone in our family has […]

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A collage of images of baking essential for stocking fillers with text overlay

Baking Essentials Gift Guide

A collage of images of baking essential for stocking fillers with text overlay

Are you stuck what to get the baker in your life? Or are you putting together a little wish list of your own? Well this Baking Essentials Gift Guide is a little special as I have scoured the internet to find the best deals on all your baking essentials. Everything is priced under £10, meaning […]

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