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    Blueberry & Lemon Tea Cake

    One of the things I find helps me relax is a cup of tea. Old fashioned I know, but sipping a cup of green or herbal tea feels so relaxing. There's also science to it too in that tea contains Theanine, which is a chemical that has been found to reduce phyiscal and mental stress. And what better to[...]
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    Chocolate Christmas Cake

    Whilst I don't actually like Christmas/Fruit cakes I decided I wanted to make one this Christmas. When I was watching the Lifestyle Food Channel one night recently Nigella's Christmas special was on and she made a fantastic chocolate fruit cake. I immediately decided I had to make a version of it [...]
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    Vegetarian Christmas Part 2: Mushroom Lasagna

    Everyone is familiar with the traditional bolognaise lasagna and even the common vegetarian versions that feature tomato based sauces. This one is different in that it doesn't include tomato at all but showcases mushrooms. The mushrooms provide an almost meaty texture to the lasagna, which even me[...]
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    Coconut Bread

    With all the focus on Christmas lunch, making something delicious and a little bit special for the day can be forgotten. Whilst we all look forward to a delicious, and usually large, Christmas lunch you don't want Christmas breakfast to be a huge meal. This coconut bread is a perfect alternative. [...]
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    Gingerbread Christmas Trees

    For most people it wouldn't be Christmas without gingerbread and this certainly holds true in our house, along with shortbread. So when I made gingerbread on the weekend I couldn't help but make gingerbread Christmas trees. I love how the green sanding sugar give that Christmas tree effect.
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    Christmas Gift Ideas for the Foodie in your life

    Whilst Christmas is a wonderful time of year, it can be rather frustrating if you are stuck for ideas on what gifts to get your friends and loved ones. I've put together a list of my favourite kitchen appliances and equipment that I either own and love or would like myself to give you ideas.
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