Raspberry Bakewell Cake

A quick and simplified version of the classic British bakewell tart, this Raspberry Bakewell cake captures all the essence of a bakewell: the fragrant frangipane, fresh raspberries and a golden crust of flaked almonds. If you’re short on time or just simply lazy to patiently roll out some shortcrust pastry, blind bake it, make berry compotes,…

Flaked almond shortbread cookies

  A rustic simple almond shortbread with a hint of infused citrus and a handful of lightly roasted flaked almonds that enhances the nutty flavour of the shortbread itself while adding that slight bit of crunch with every bite. This is a basic recipe to one of those ‘melt in your mouth’cookies that you can’t…

Dark chocolate crinkle muffins

Chocolate cravings! We’ve all been there, managed to get through the week perfectly healthy and then somehow ended up having a lazy weekend binge eating decadent desserts. If you’re here looking for a heathy recipe, look away now these aren’t really the ideal breakfast muffin at all. There’s a bunch of healthy chocolate desserts out there…

Citrusy Crema Catalana

Spanish desserts continue! Crema Catalana, the Spanish version of a classic crème brûlée is a delightfully light creamy custard infused with citrus and encrusted with a thin crisp layer of perfectly caramelised sugar. Of course, the highlight of any crème brûlée is the very moment you crack that caramelised golden crust and dig in, leaving you with a…

Baked churros and hot chocolate

  Reminiscing over summer holidays, I came across my collection of ‘I have this thing with floors’ photographs, one of which I’d clicked in Málaga last summer. As clichéd as it sounds, I took that as a sign to attempt some Spanish desserts this week! And what better way than to start it off with churros! A classic…

Dark chocolate crunchy oat bars

Layers of goodness packed into one tiny square. A crunchy cinnamon-oat crumble sandwiched together with an indulgent sticky sweet date-espresso jam! These perfectly addictive energy bars are great as a mid-morning snack to boost up your day and work well as a healthy dessert option as well. Energy bars are usually perceived to be boring,…

St. Clements Bundt Cake

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. And when you’re lucky enough to have lemons and oranges, you make cake! This St.Clements bundt cake boasts of a lovely almond sponge infused with an orange-rosemary syrup and drizzled with a refreshing lemon icing. When making a drizzle cake, it’s all about going the whole way. Rather than just the…

Lemon-Raspberry Cake

Citrus and berries are a classic flavour combination and this loaf cake is the perfect way to bring these gorgeous summer favourites together. Citrus desserts are an absolute delight when baked right, simply infusing the batter with zest results in a lovely moist lemony sponge that’s made even better when drizzled with a lush red raspberry coulis. This…

Blueberry streusel muffins

Warm freshly baked muffins straight out of the oven are a scrumptious treat that most people won’t resist. These blueberry muffins are exactly that – a crunchy golden brown streusel crust, a soft sponge oozing with that gorgeous shade of blueberries and subtle hints of almond and orange with every bite. With only a few simple ingredients, these…

Dark chocolate sea salt truffles

Chocolate is possibly the answer to every situation for a lot of us out there; anniversaries, heartbreak, annoyingly stressful days at work or even just another late night craving! And let’s be honest, most of us barely ever need a compelling reason not to eat chocolate. Here’s the good part, although it sounds too good to be true, some chocolate in…

Raspberry & orange mascarpone tartlets

Citrus and berries are a classic summer flavour combination you can’t get enough of on those sunny summer days. These raspberry tarts infused with zesty orange, speckled with vanilla seeds and held together within a lovely flaky shortcrust pastry are a simple way to get those fresh flavours to complement each other beautifully. A delicate summer…

Berry grilled cheese sandwiches

A classic gooey grilled cheese gets the perfect twist with some lush red berries. All you need are a few ingredients that turn into this indulgent sandwich you won’t regret. Raspberries, dark chocolate and melted Brie definitely make this the ultimate comfort sandwich! Let’s face it, it’s the kind of food you want when you’re having a lazy day binge…