It is getting warmer day by day now but despite the sunny days the mornings sometimes still have a chill to them. I like to send my kids off to school knowing they have had a warm and filling healthy breakfast and my slow cooker blueberry porridge is ideal for that. The whole family loves […]
For some reason I couldn’t bring myself to bake for Tudor Week of Great British Bake Off last week. I’m not sure if it was the Tudor recipes, as I wasn’t up for making pies, jumble knots or marzipan, or if I’ve just got tired of baking something sweet each week. It didn’t inspire me […]
So this week on Great British Bake Off was Biscuit Week. Decorated biscuits and a gingerbread story weren’t for me, so that left Viennese whirls! My previous try at Viennese whirls was a festive one, so I thought a flavoured Viennese whirl would be something fun to try.
Smoothies make such a quick and easy breakfast. I love it when I can whizz up some fruit with yoghurt, milk or almond milk and be ready to go. It’s a great way of getting an extra portion of fruit in as well. This blackcurrant and blueberry smoothie is a tasty one to start the […]
This month for Perfecting Patisserie I have tried making blueberry swirl brioche buns. If you haven’t seen it before, Perfecting Patisserie is a blogging challenge I organise where I try out different patisserie recipes, and invite other bloggers to send in their patisserie blog posts too. Each month I post a roundup of all the […]
This slow cooker blueberry madeira cake came about because I bought a jar of delicious Bonne Maman wild blueberry jam the other day, which I knew my daughters would enjoy on toast. They are huge fans of blueberries as I am sure many children are. We decided to use some of the jam to bake […]
I have just come back from a week’s holiday in France, near La Rochelle, but I just had to get baking for Desserts week on Great British Bake-Off! I had some lovely blueberries and thought I’d make one of these self-saucing puddings as I have made them before in my slow cooker with great results. […]
I have fancied trying to make something like these sweet rolls or cinnamon rolls for a while now. Because they use a yeasted dough which is a bit complicated I have been putting it off for ages though. Well today was the day I finally plucked up the courage to try it! Read on to […]