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Chocolate & Cranberry Cake

Still not over cranberries yet? Yeah, me neither. I always find it really hard to let go of the festive season come January. Not just because I really dislike the month, but I find it very difficult to get back into a routine, to be thrown back into a tiresome world of all work & …

White Chocolate & Limoncello Truffles

Christmas is a time for chocolate, no? (you know, alongside all the family stuff, presents & feasts). There’s nothing more comforting than delving into a selection box in your pyjamas… just when you thought that eating another bite of food was impossible, there’s always room for a bit of chocolate. It’s always nice to give …

Yule Log

Name a stranger Christmas tradition than eating food specifically made to look like a dead tree, I’ll bet you’ve never even thought about it before but our classic Yule log (or bûche de Noël) is full of symbolism from it’s ritualistic past. The history of Yule log dates all the way back to before the …

Stem Ginger & Chocolate Biscuits

Days are getting shorter, the leaves have nearly disappeared & there’s a chill in the air, requiring extra layers of clothing… winter is coming (sans White Walkers). It’s not all doom & gloom though, yes, it’s been a crappy year for us all but there is light at the end of the tunnel. That one …

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

There aren’t many thing’s in life that can’t be improved with a little peanut butter. Be it chunky or smooth, spread thickly on toast or dolloped into a bowl of porridge… this sweet, salty, nutty spreads uses have no bounds. No self-respecting pantry should be without a jar peanut butter, smooth or chunky, it doesn’t …

Ricotta Ciambellone

If there’s one place in the world that I feel at home, other than Wales, it would definitely be Italy. I couldn’t tell you exactly why, I think it’s a combination of everything… the people, the food, the architecture, the culture (not to mention the considerably better weather!), it’s the most captivating country I’ve ever …

Chocolate & Pistachio Thumbprint Biscuits

My biscuit consumption has exponentially increased during lockdown, so much so that I’m convinced I’m keeping Tunnock’s & McVitie’s in business with my weekly shops alone at this point. It’s probably the comfort more than the eating itself (although, I do enjoy eating…definitely not going to fit into those jeans when all this is over), …

Halloween Cupcakes

There are but few times in the year when I actually get excited to bake something a little bit decorative & themed…. Easter, Christmas & Halloween (you may have noticed). I’m more of a fondant-fearer by nature, someone who would quite happily pass over any cupcake for something less smothered in buttercream & more substantial …