Sticky treats for chilly days! I am having a marmalade renaissance at the moment: in my porridge (better than maple syrup), on my toast and now it’s in my brownies too!
Brownie, cheesecake, fruity goodness! A couple of months back I hosted my first Clandestine Cake Club for the Wigan and Bolton Branch and the theme was for seasonal summer cakes. I took my inspiration from Neapolitan ice cream- chocolate, vanilla … Continue reading
They’re not authentic Chinese food, just finger licking goodness with a spiced kick. And although the honey is Mexican as soon as I saw it I knew I would make something to knock the socks off those supermarket marinaded chickens. Continue reading
This tart is full of the flavours of Greece with feta, roast peppers and dill. I’m using Cretian thyme in my recipe which is pretty pungent compared to the stuff we grow over here so use sparingly. Continue reading
Although I’d love to be tucking into a lovely Greek style roast leg of lamb on Easter Sunday this year, the truth is we are having a big old birthday party the night before so I am realistically expecting to be in a bit of a haze all day! So when The Cooperative asked me to take part in their Easter baking challenge I knew that I’d be creating something which I could serve up at our party with an Easter twist. Enter Easter popcorn. Continue reading
The cookies are packed with dried fruit, mixed spice and, of course, tiny chunks of marzipan- all the key components of a simnel cake. It kind of half melts so you get that lovely almond flavour and nice chewy bits.
They are the perfect antidote to an Easter-induced chocolate overdose – enjoy with a cup of tea or glass of milk, or package them up and give to your marzipan loving friends and family. Continue reading