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Nectarine & Pistachio Loaf

In season right now are nectarines. Yes, they’re basically peaches but without the fuzzy skin. In season from about May through to October, they’re at their best between July & August though. These pretty round, yellow-red stone fruits are actually a type of peach, however nectarines are smaller, firmer & whilst being slightly more acidic, …

Mincemeat Loaf

Do you ever find yourself with a tonne of leftovers in the limbo period between Christmas & New Years…? You’re living solely off of turkey sandwiches, Quality Street & ‘plates’ as we like to call them, basically an amalgamation of bits of cheese, leftover pieces of roast vegetables & Yorkshire puddings put together to to …

Wild Garlic Bread

Ever since I can remember, I have loved garlic bread (who doesn’t?!). Shamefully though in my youth, I refer to the mass produced, butter drenched, garlic baguettes of the supermarket. Ready-made garlic bread is often made with margarine, stuffed full of unpronounceable preservatives & throw in some chopped, flavourless parsley purely for aesthetics. Garlic is loved …

Bara Brith

Saint David’s Day (or Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant) is just around the corner & other than rugby season, this is when our true Welsh patriotism is near enough unavoidable as we don our daffodils & leeks, singing songs of the green hills of our homeland. The other 364 days of the year we may moan …

Snow Day Bread

It’s cold (bloody cold to be exact) & there’s snow in the air here in the UK. Whilst for most countries around the world this is just weather, precipitation, nothing out of the ordinary during the winter months. Here in the UK, it’s quite a different story. Roads & walkways become either impassable or complete pandemonium …

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 …

Matcha Cake

Curiously Pastel Normally, when your bakes develop a green hue then it’s probably best destined for the bin as it is certainly no longer safe for consumption (believe it or not but this has happened once or twice in this house). Recently however, we have seen a trend in pretty pastel coloured foods popping up on our news feeds …

Gingerbread Loaf

Season Of Spices Gingerbread, a word that is music to my ears & is sure to grab my full attention. The festive scent, the dense squidgy texture, the perfectly balanced spices, what’s not to love? Lebkuchen, biscuits, parkin, pepperkaker, elaborately iced houses there are endless variations of this spiced treat from all corners of the world. I alone must have …

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 & …

Vegan Orange & Spelt Cake

I’ll admit that I’m a bit of a feeder (imagine the grandmother who forces biscuits upon you, regardless of how many times you reiterate just how full you are). If you enter my kitchen, you will be handed baked goods of some form. Some may see this as slightly compulsive, but for me it’s an …