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Chai Spice Cake

Nothing excites me more at this time of year than the first return into the pantry, or more importantly, the spice rack! All of my favourite sweet spices are back in my life again & it’s now totally acceptable for everything to taste of cinnamon (also for cosy socks to permanently be worn). In my …

Pumpkin Pie

Not just for jack’o’lanterns or soup, pumpkins are so much more than we give them credit for. Yes, their innards don’t smell particularly pleasing when carving & gutting them out, & yes, there are much easier gourds to chop, dissect & cook with than our giant orange friend. But, how many of those can say …

Apple Chutney

The season has well & truly changed, the long, mild days of summer are but a distant memory as we turn our thoughts to chunky knits & wonder when to put the heating back on. With Autumn comes a whole new season of produce, not just pumpkins & root vegetables but also apples & pears. …

Leftover Pumpkin Loaf

Gooey, slimy, guts… this is what awaits all pumpkin carvers at Halloween. For some, it’s the most tedious task, one which delays the creativity & artfulness of creating your masterpiece, for others it’s an oddly satisfying ritual (yes, I am the latter). The tradition of pumpkin carving at Halloween actually originated in Britain & Ireland …

Maple Pecan Biscuits

Bring on the hot beverages! Strong, spiced, sweetened coffee, luxurious cream & marshmallow topped hot chocolates & of course my reliable, beloved cup of tea. It’s getting cold & dark outside which means that I am ready to hibernate & survive on ample comfort food & tea until the new year. Milk, sugar, honey or …

Parkin

There’s a chill in the air, anything & everything woollen have been dug out of the deepest realms of the wardrobe & the countdown to that festive season truly begins (every inch of me is glowing with excitement). Week upon week my garden is slowly beginning to resemble a winter wonderland as the frost makes …

Autumn Apple Cake

The season? Autumn. It’s fruit? Apples. Autumn is definitely the time of year when apples truly come into their own. Apple crumbles as the brisk chill of the season sets in, apple bobbing at Halloween, sticky Toffee Apples with firework displays on Bonfire Night, apple chutneys lovingly preserved in preparation for christmas gifting. Without apples …

Pumpkin Spice Cake

Sugar, Spice & Bulbous Gourds Autumn, a welcome season (once you’ve come to terms with summer truly coming to an end that is). I adore the in between seasons , as I like to call them, Spring & Autumn, these are the times of year that evoke excitement of things to come. Moody skies & …