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Chocolate, beetroot and pecan brownies

By On September 18, 2015

Following on from the merits of beetroot this week, as promised here is a fantastic recipe for chocolate, beetroot and pecan brownies. They really are deliciously gooey and moist and just a… Read More

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry poppyseed and pistachio muffins

By On September 11, 2015

My blueberry crop is sadly coming to an end so I thought a good way to finish of the season would be to make some blueberry muffins which are always popular with… Read More


Classic French apricot tart

By On July 21, 2015

I think one of the best things to come out of France (apart from wine and cheese) has got to be their patisserie. Whether you are sauntering down the rue Bonaparte in… Read More


Cannelés de Bordeaux recipe

By On June 14, 2015

My son  has just returned from Biarritz where he has been working for the past 8 months.  Naturally his French has improved enormously, but also staying in a flat by himself, cooking… Read More


Pear and almond tart with Armagnac

By On April 14, 2015

Usually I like to buy fruit and vegetables in season as they taste much better and are cheaper. However I had a pear the other day which although out of season, tasted… Read More


Gluten and dairy free chocolate hazelnut and beetroot cake

By On March 23, 2015

A few of my friends are gluten free and  often complain how they miss out at parties especially when it comes to the cake! Now to make matters worse, one of them… Read More


Apple tart with caramelised ice cream

By On February 22, 2015

Sunday lunch wouldn’t be complete without a really good dessert to finish off with before you flop in front of a good movie or step out for a hearty walk if you… Read More


The ultimate gluten free banana cake recipe

By On November 30, 2014

 Often when people are faced with dietary  requirements they tend to baulk, but for me it’s a challenge. If someone is wheat or dairy free I like to take it on as a… Read More


Celebration cupcakes

By On June 15, 2013

My daughter Tasha had her first exhibition at uni and had to put on a show. Being students it had to be something sweet washed down with plenty of alcohol so cupcakes… Read More


Blueberry Muffins to die for

By On October 8, 2012

One benefit of a long wet summer is that our local farm has blueberries dripping with abundance. So for the past few weeks I have been baking and jam making. Having tried… Read More