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Slow Cooker Banana Butter

Slow Cooker Banana Butter

It’s that time of year when preserving the fruits of summer is a wonderful way to keep on enjoying them during the cold days of autumn and winter. I found myself with some very ripe bananas and instead of making banana bread I wanted to […]

Slow Cooker Marmalade Cake

Slow Cooker Marmalade Cake

Ahh autumn, crisp leaves in red, brown and gold on their way, cardies at the ready, and a few small signs that summer is slowly fading. It also suddenly seems a lot more acceptable to enjoy a slice of cake of an afternoon (or morning […]

Slow Cooker Moussaka #Slow Cooked Challenge

Slow Cooker Moussaka #Slow Cooked Challenge

How has the summer flown by so quickly? Do I really need to get organised for the kids going back to school already? When will the Indian Summer arrive? Just some of the random thoughts that pass through my head when I see it is […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cornflake Slice 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cornflake Slice 

Ready for a slice of chocolate peanut butter cornflake slice? As you can see, my healthy eating post-holiday is going well! It was definitely time for a treat. No baking needed, just some time to chill the layers, and you can help yourself to a […]

2016 GBBO Bakes in Review

2016 GBBO Bakes in Review

So it is nearly time for the Great British Bake Off to return to the screens, but in its new home on Channel 4. What to expect?! Reviews in the media seem to be mixed so far. Prue Leith is replacing Mary Berry, and Mel […]

Baked Ratatouille

Baked Ratatouille

Where I am currently on holiday in a small beach town in France, I’m surrounded by fresh produce. The indoor market opens every day and inside you can buy fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, bread, patisserie, meat, fish and seafood as well as ready prepared dishes […]

Blackberry Oaty Traybake – Ideal for Late Summer

Blackberry Oaty Traybake – Ideal for Late Summer

Late summer with its bountiful harvest of rich blackberries, plums, and all kinds of soft fruits – in a way this time of year makes me sad, sad that summer is nearly over, with that bittersweet yearning you get for missing out on something, the […]

Courgette and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake from Veggie Desserts + Cakes

Courgette and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake from Veggie Desserts + Cakes

Summer is the time we might have gluts of vegetables from the garden or allotment (or even just in the fridge) to use up and we start to get really creative in how to incorporate them into our food. Baking with courgettes might be unusual […]