Porridge four ways.

Porridge is my favourite breakfast for cloudy, chilly days. It’s a bowl of comfort, which is best eaten whilst snuggled up on the sofa watching telly and having a cuppa. But eating it the same way every day can be…

An accidental masterpiece: Espresso and Cheesecake Swirl

I was going to bake a New York Cheesecake for my dad’s birthday but, well, that did not go to plan at all. I was left with a lot of cheesecake filling and had to improvise quickly – which, accidentally,…

Easy Cinnamon Buns

Not exactly pretty but very delicious – these cinnamon buns are super easy to make, but they do take quite some time as the dough has to prove twice for an hour each time. You’ll probably have most, if not…

Couscous salad

This time last year, I worked in a PR agency. Towards the end of the summer, we had a little barbecue for which we ordered catering. Amongst other tasty salads and dips, this couscous salad stood out to me –…

Great British Brownies

Yep, still on the GBBO train. This recipe is, again, from this recipe book and, again, very slightly altered. These brownies are perfectly moist and gooey, and just absolutely delicious. INGREDIENTS FOR ABOUT 10-15 SQUARES: 225g unsalted butter, diced 100g…

Walnut & coffee cupcakes

I have a new obsession: The Great British Bake Off. Last year, I asked for this book for my birthday but I never realised that it accompanies the first season of the GBBO (though it says so on the front…

Vanilla Cinnamon French Toast

Now, I know I’m not exactly the first one to post a recipe like this. But even after two years of reading blogs, having Instagram and being subscribed to numerous YouTube channels, I have never really paid attention to French…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chips Muffins

Pumpkin in dessert? Errr… that one was new to me. But something sounded intriguing about this pumpkin chocolate chip recipe by Sally’s Baking Addiction (a very recommendable food blog!). And when I read that you can easily make muffins out…

My favourite brekkie at the moment

I have never been a big fan of breakfast. I’m the one who gets hungry about two hours after waking up. I remember when we used to go on family holidays, my mum would wake up and starve. She’d be…