Christmas Gingerbread Mittens

4th December 2016By Leave a Comment

There’s nothing quite like the smell of gingerbread in the oven to get you in the festive spirit. My gingerbread mittens are super easy to create and make the for the most perfect Christmas sweet treat or tree decoration. If you’re turning them into a hanging decoration, simply make a hole in the gingerbread as soon as they come out…

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Apple, plum and cinnamon skillet pie

28th October 2016By Leave a Comment

Nothing screams Autumn to me more than the smell of an apple, plum and cinnamon pie cooking in the oven. Not least of which it’s quite the crowd pleaser at a Sunday Roast. Get creative and make all sorts of patterns and ribbons with the pastry … or like me, fool everyone into thinking you’re a culinary genius with pastry…

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13th February 2016By 1 Comment

We’re all familiar with the Friends moment when Rachel and Chandler drop a cheesecake on the floor but whip out a fork and eat it anyway. Sometimes, only cheesecake will do, and for those days when you want nothing else but need a lighter version, I have the perfect solution. Forget the classic heavy cheesecake and try my skinny chocolate orange jelly cheesecake. Moorish,…

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Banana pancakes with lemon icing

8th February 2016By 2 Comments

Should you be wanting pancakes of the healthier variety this Shrove Tuesday then these little beauties are for you. Similar to my zero carbohydrate blueberry and raspberry pancakes these contain a little self-raising four to give them their usual fluffy texture but still packed protein rich banana and eggs to make them lighter. Choice of topping is up to you but I’ve gone…

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The Classic Vicky Sponge

21st January 2016By Leave a Comment

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a slice of cake for Sunday afternoon tea; something so horribly British but oh so bloody brilliant too. So pop the kettle on, make some cucumber sandwiches and make the easiest Victoria Sponge. Handed down through my family this is faultless and absolutely delicious.