Mushroom & Spinach Filo Pie

  An earthy assortment of mushrooms, fresh baby greens and the salty creaminess of cheese muddled together and nestled in a flaky golden pastry! If that doesn’t sound like a fancy pie, perfect for a quick Sunday lunch, I don’t know what does.What started out as an idea to make classic Spanakopita parcels, one of my favourite Greek comfort…

Blood Orange Glazed Loaf

A classic orange loaf taken up a notch, packed with citrus in every bite, topped with sweet, sticky glazed oranges and drenched in a subtle pink icing. If you love citrus as much as I clearly do, this cake is an absolute must bake! Citrus loaves are one of my summer favourites and this time…

Lemon meringue tarts

A creamy lemon curd filling encased in a zesty shortcrust shell topped with toasted meringue peaks, what more could you want on a Sunday?  Let’s face it, when life gives you lemons, you’ve got to make some tarts! Baking with citrus is definitely one way of celebrating summer every year and what better way than to…

Tiramisu Ombré Cake

A decadent mélange of dark chocolate, espresso and vanilla layers brought together with a creamy ombré mascarpone frosting, everything you love about a classic Tiramisu in one cake! Speckled with vanilla, soaked in coffee and generously dusted with cocoa this four-layer cake is perfect for anyone who loves their coffee.

Raspberry lemon scones

Spread the love with some raspberry lemon scones this Valentines!  Plain old scones spruced up with some berries, citrus and almond crunch, slathered with jam and cream. One of my absolute loves with desserts are berries!(if you haven’t figured that out already) Raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, you name it, I love it and most of us do! These…

Chocolate tiramisu truffles

Tiramisu is one of those classic Italian desserts that you’d find really hard not to love! Layers of coffee-soaked Savoiardi fingers and creamy mascarpone topped with a generous dusting of coffee. But if you’re short on time and can’t be bothered to layer away, these truffles are what you need! A cheat’s way to embrace…

Berry & cacao smoothie bowl

It’s berry season! Chocolate and berries when paired together makes every cell in you want to bake an overly indulgent dessert. Then again you decide to start the week healthy, keep up with resolutions and make a smoothie bowl instead! Cacao, berries, oats, superseeds and a sneaky bit of kale makes this a breakfast smoothie…

Wild mushroom & thyme risotto

Hearty, rich and all kinds of creamy is what a traditional risotto is all about! The earthiness of a porcini mushroom stock and a variety of wild mushrooms is what lends this dish all the flavour you need. Often known as ‘the death dish’ by any Masterchef enthusiasts out there, it’s considered being time-consuming and tedious to make….

Spiced apple strudel

Flaky golden buttery layers of pastry and sweet spiced apples, all the warmth you need on a cold winter day! This recipe is a cheat’s way that makes the traditional Viennese Apfelstrudel feel like a quick comfort dessert at home with a simple filo pastry. A mere mouthful and I find myself reminiscing over my holiday in Austria…

Mini Christmas puddings

Christmas withdrawal is setting in and we’re all left with our fair share of leftovers! Leftover Christmas pudding soaked in a few extra shots of dark rum topped with a decadent dollop of dark chocolate these mini Christmas puddings or rum balls are heavenly! Christmas isn’t complete without these lovelies in my home. Over the years…

Winter fruit galettes

All the goodness of berries, plums and apples enveloped in a rustic flaky blanket of pastry! With the exhaustion of Christmas setting in, yet that excitement of a New Year looming around the corner, an assortment of fruit galettes is as easy as it gets with dessert! All you need is some pastry, a bunch…

Guava pâte de fruit

Christmas at home isn’t complete without these blush red bites and the intoxicating fragrance of guavas! All those hours stirring viscous, bubbling molten fruit pulp and sugar culminate into this simple and festive pâte de fruit or guava cheese as most of us know it. This one is made almost all natural without any artificial additives such…