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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 […]

Easy Tomato Puff Pastry Tart – WeightWatchers Friendly

Easy Tomato Puff Pastry Tart – WeightWatchers Friendly

Oh these heady days of summer when even turning on the oven seems like too much trouble. I do wish these days would stay a bit longer with us before they fade away. When heavy food is the last thing on your mind, a quick […]

Slow Cooker Coconut and Lime Cake

Slow Cooker Coconut and Lime Cake

Get ready for summer with the tropical flavours of coconut and lime in this delicious slow cooker coconut and lime cake! You’ll be dreaming of hotter climes, palm trees and sandy beaches in no time.

Pink Gooseberry Baked Oats

Pink Gooseberry Baked Oats

When it comes to breakfast I am often guilty of grabbing the nearest thing in sight and also sticking to the same few options every day. When you have a million other things to do and remember, breakfast seems to fall into the background somehow. […]

Broad Bean, Feta and New Potato Filo Tart

Broad Bean, Feta and New Potato Filo Tart

Summer is the time for quick and easy light meals, whether for lunch or supper, and to make the most of summer produce it is good to use seasonal vegetables which are at their peak. I picked these broad beans at the local pick your […]