Dutch baby pancakes

Think of Dutch baby pancakes as a sweetened version of a Yorkshire pudding – gorgeously golden, warm, fluffy and perfectly shaped to hold all the fillings you can handle. A classic Dutch baby, just like a British Yorkie is fluffy – puffs up as it rises up the sides of a hot skillet and sinks…

Spitzbuben – Raspberry Linzer Cookies

Spitzbuben are traditional German cookies made with almonds and sandwiched with raspberry jam. This version of linzer cookies are citrusy, nutty and jammy all in one, and an absolute Christmas tradition in my home. Flavoured with cinnamon and clementines, it’s simple yet perfectly festive!

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…

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…

Candied orange slices

Keeping it simple with these sugar-coated citrus slices dunked in decadent dark chocolate and sprinkled with Himalayan salt. They’re perfectly candied, zesty and chewy with just enough bite and taste even better paired with chocolate. Perfect holiday giveaways to bump up that sugar rush if you’re looking to switch it up from the traditional Christmas cookies! PREPARATION TIME: 2 hours, excluding…

Raspberry & dark chocolate galettes

Rustic golden brown pastry infused with citrus and cinnamon enveloping all the gooeyness of gorgeous red raspberries and melted dark chocolate is what these little pockets of heaven are made of. All the comfort flavours you need this festive season when you’re short on time: berries, chocolate and citrus, my ultimate trilogy of flavour combinations!…

Christmas gingerbread cookies

Dark and robust, with an intense flavour of ginger, a subtle hint of spice and the sweetness of molasses; that’s exactly what you want your perfect holiday gingerbread to be! You could be biting off someone’s head, nibbling your way through a Christmas tree or gluing together an elaborate gingerbread house, as long as it tastes delicious…

Date & Cacao Bliss Balls

Dates, espresso and chocolate make the perfect amalgamation of flavours that’s sure to boost up your energy with every bite of these bliss balls! Experimenting with a variety of nut butters, seeds, cacao nibs, protein powders, you can change it up all you want and can’t really go wrong. This one’s a quick-fix recipe with a whole lot…

Lemon Zucchini Loaf

A moist lemon sponge speckled with green zucchini and generously drizzled with a tangy, zesty lemon glaze makes for a perfect summer loaf. Sure, it isn’t summer anymore but if you love citrus, this one makes a lovely simple sponge. Let’s get to the strange bit, zucchini in a dessert? The thought of that made me cringe a bit as…

Halloween dark chocolate cookies

It’s that time of the year when you’re counting the days to Christmas, but you’re a bit Halloween obsessed as well and you don’t want the madness to end! These easy-to-bake, dark and decadent chocolate cookies are perfect for Halloween, a simple treat you can bake in batches and then go a bit crazy with the icing. You can make…

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,…