Minted Brownies

Minted Brownies

Minted Brownies

During my first year at University I developed an unhealthy obsession.  Well, I developed several but I’m not here to talk about cold spaghetti bolognaise on toast or 80s night at the student union.  I am here to admit unashamedly that I couldn’t read Proust or start writing about Proust or watch Fifteen to One […]

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Breakfast Quinoa with Cashew Cream

Breakfast Quinoa with Cashew Cream

Breakfast Quinoa with Cashew Cream

I remember when Sunday mornings were relaxed affairs, luxuriously long lie-ins garnished with the Sunday papers and lashings of tea and bacon. Then why pray tell did my alarm go off this morning at an ungodly time only for me to leap out of bed, load myself up with iPod and trainers and forsake my […]

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Vanilla Bourbon Peach Jam

There are several key factors which get me out of bed every morning.  The first is Furry Alarm Clock 1 who cannot wait the extra half hour until my alarm goes off to start pawing me in the face to be fed.  The second is Furry Alarm Clock 2 who struts into the bedroom caterwauling […]

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Don’t go near the cupcakes

One word of advice.  Don’t design cupcakes that scare you. Jaws is my sister’s favourite film so for her 30th birthday I wanted to do something special for her cake.  In hindsight my shark phobia was a slight stumbling block to really thorough research on the project.  Searching online for pictures of shark’s fins was […]

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Hello World

Wow, I am so sorry I’m late.  When did you all get here, 5 years ago?  10 years ago?  I would blame the nightmare traffic or a horrendous journey on the underground but to be honest I am never on time for anything.  It doesn’t matter how much advance planning I do, I always trip […]

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