No fuss and healthier – we’re taking a retro step back to simpler times when everyone loved a Victoria sponge sandwich with jam and cream in the middle. This lovely cake is a vegan take with tangy homemade blackcurrant or raspberry curd and silky coconut […]
Who can resist cute little cakes with a great name? If you’re a marzipan lover and fancy an easy delicious cake project, you’ll adore these. This classic Swedish teatime treat is called Dammsugare, vacuum cleaner, because it’s shaped like a 1920s hoover and ‘sucks up’ […]
These little cakes are from Catalunya and other parts of Spain like Andorra, Ibiza and Valencia. Panellets actually translates as ‘little breads’ and they’re a traditional dessert on All Saints Day which is known here as la Castanyada ‘chestnut time’! Panellets are commonly made of […]
This is one moist, light, fragrant cake! It’s slightly adapted from famous French pâtissier Pierre Hermé’s recipe, combining his signature Ispahan combo of fresh raspberries, rose and lychee with a simple beautifully-textured loaf cake. Mine is made with ground almonds and a glutenfree flour mix but standard […]
This is simple pâtisserie at its best. The tartlets have a matcha and ground almond meringue base that’s lightly crisp outside and moist inside as any good dacquoise should be. The super easy topping of skyr mixed with matcha green tea powder and fresh raspberries […]
Vegan cinnamon spiced cookie nests or cups recipe! Gluten free and refined sugar free… plus other Easter recipes!
For when there’s a little mountain of chocolate Easter eggs and you realise healthy stuff is required, I offer you these scrumptious cookie nests!!! They’re filled with healthy stuff: homemade cashew butter, date caramel and marzipan eggs. But you can let a few little chocolate […]
Having made this pie so many times and loving it more with each yummy bite, I thought I’d share it with you! So let’s have a savoury break with this delightful Moroccan chicken pie flavoured with ground pistachios or almonds, parsley, ginger, garlic, cinammon, turmeric, […]
Brownies are scrumptious, moist, easy to make and just generally amazing! And this healthy gluten-free, sugar-free version is perfect made with ground almonds, cocoa, xylitol or erythritol sugar substitutes, egg whites and unsweetened apple sauce or purée, which is very easy to make if you […]
Slightly savoury raspberry and black pepper cheesecake macarons recipe! Decorated with lunar new year roosters!
This was an experiment but the filling’s so yummy and easy to make I wanted to share these macarons with you immediately! And say happy lunar new year to you! If you celebrate I hope you’re having a lovely time with mountains of delicious food […]
The magic flavour in Earl Grey tea is bergamot, a citrus fruit with a delicate aroma. Earl Grey’s identity and the origins of the tea will be revealed later but first the cake. Having used bergamot in baking before I was curious to try Earl […]
If you want an impressively simple and scrumptious cake to make over the holidays and even take travelling, this is for you! We made it the first day of our Cordon Bleu course and though it was the fastest it was one of the best […]
A delicious mouthful with energy-boosting matcha, the green tea taking the world by storm and not just in a teacup. In this easy no-bake recipe the matcha marries beautifully with the creaminess of the caramel and the marzipan almond. These are luxurious yet healthy chocolate-covered […]
Hello sweet reader! Happy Macaron Day or bonne journée du macaron to you!!! 🙂 Yes, I’m not kidding. 20th March is indeed Macaron Day, a yearly event created in 2006 by master pâtissier and creator of an amazing range of macarons and cakes, Pierre Hermé. […]
Want a delicious healthy snack that’s fast and easy to make? Try a spirulina ball! Made with matcha green tea, ground nuts, dates, coconut oil and the new ‘superfood’ of the future that was eaten by the Aztecs, spirulina. You can take these bliss balls […]