Mango Summer Smoothie Bowl

It’s officially summer – Mangoes are in season! Treat yourself to this cold and creamy smoothie bowl perfect for a hot summer’s day. A naturally sweetened tropical blend of mangoes and coconut to kick start your mornings, a hint of fresh mint and that splash of coconut water to keep you well hydrated. Top it up with…

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…

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,…

Watermelon mint refresher

Watermelon and mint is a heavenly combination of flavours when you’re in desperate need of something refreshing. Hot summer days or not, this one is a simple classic that never fails to boost up your energy. Two ingredients! That’s all it takes to make yourself a mint-infused watermelon juice that keeps you hydrated and is a…

Roasted pumpkin spaghetti

A lot of us probably just think of pumpkins around Halloween, sure carving out pumpkins is great fun annually, but it’s now catching on as an all important superfood! One that you definitely want to get your hands on if you’re not a fan already. Pumpkin breads, cakes, soups; sweet or savoury whichever way you prefer,…

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…

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…

Mango & kale smoothie bowl

Let’s talk green! If you’ve never tried a green smoothie before because you’re not that big a fan of any leaves and you probably despise anyone who adores their vegetables, try again! Subtly introducing leafy greens such as spinach and kale to your smoothies makes them twice as healthy and is a great boost to…

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…

Spinach and onion tart

As greens go, not too long ago spinach used to be where kale is today,the go-to superfood for everything healthy! This iron rich leafy green is pretty easy to add to any part of your meal, omelettes, smoothies and especially tarts like this one! A simple onion on the other hand, that is naturally the most basic…

Breakfast smoothie bowls : Mango

Mangoes are one of those fruits at the top of the list when it comes to tropical foods. Full of a vibrant yellow flesh and a sweet addictive flavour, most of us don’t realise how nutritious they are. While growing up, I’ve always associated mangoes with summer. For me that was the one time of the year…