Evening readers, Have you noticed how the evenings have been slowly drawing in and the mornings have been getting chilly? I love it! Autumn is My favourite time of year. Soups, crumbles and lots of cups of tea. Walking through crunchy leaves and wearing scarves and bobble hats! What could be better? Here's a lovely, … Continue reading Spiced Carrot, Coriander & Ginger Soup
(Originally posted on 21/04/2015) I want to start off by saying that this was not as easy or quick as I'd anticipated. I've just finished, so in total that would be just under 3 hours. I'm not saying that it will take you as long as me or that you'll come across the problems I … Continue reading Giant Jammy Dodgers
Hello readers, Today I'd like to talk about the issue of food guilt. I personally am a person who thinks about food a lot. Sometimes it's about discovering new foods or recipes, learning new skills or just watching a lot of cooking programmes and documentaries. I find it really interesting. All of the different flavours, … Continue reading Food Guilt. Should We Have It?
Hello lovely people, Today I've been making some gorgeous sweet potato gnocchi. I served mine with some vegetarian pesto and spinach but you can serve yours with whatever sauce you like. I never to like gnocchi, unlike other pastas because I found it too thick and bland but I've come to like it. It's soft … Continue reading Simple Sweet Potato Gnocchi
(Originally posted on 13/04/2015) I don't know what exactly put the idea of gingerbread into my head but something did and then it had to be made. The good thing about gingerbread is that your quite likely (well I am anyway) to have the ingredients in the cupboard and it's quick and easy. Even I … Continue reading ❤ Gingerbread Hearts ❤
Hello lovely people, Today I felt in the mood for making flapjacks but I didn't want to add all of the excess sugar and syrup. I wanted to make something that tasted naughty but that was actually just full of goodness. These are great when you're feeling low on energy and need a little pick … Continue reading Banana & Honey Flapjacks
(Originally posted on 16/07/15) The idea for these cupcakes came after watching my friend's sister make lemon curd, last Wednesday. It looked so fun that I had to give it a go and I wasn't disappointed. The only thing it was lacking was something to eat with it, so I had a brainwave... I used … Continue reading Lemon Meringue Cupcakes