This is a classic British dessert perfect for hot summer months. It’s a layer of bread soaked in fruit juice encasing loads of amazing summer fruit and it’s so easy to put together with minimum equipment or ingredients and no baking! This one’s made with […]
Apple strudel recipe with traditional or lower-gluten homemade pastry! Inspired by Alfons Schuhbeck…
Wait, don’t leave! The homemade pastry is fun and not difficult, honest! Making strudel with the traditional pastry hand-stretched and spread thinly over a cloth has been a dream of mine for years and there was no need to be scared because it’s easy and fast […]
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 […]
Strawberries and blackcurrants may not be the most well-known combo but they’re amazing together! Love at first bite, the mellow strawberries calm the powerful blackcurrant curd for a marriage made in heaven. It’s worth tracking down blackcurrants or blackcurrant purée though blackberries are supposed […]
Healthier baked niangao sticky rice cake recipe for Chinese new year! Refined sugar free, vegan and naturally gluten free! :)
Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Wishing you a prosperous year ahead and here to help you out is a typical Chinese treat that is said to bring luck and ‘family cohesion’ … or at least the joy of eating a surprisingly delicious treat that isn’t […]
Red bean and pineapple mochi rice cakes recipe! With black sesame, strawberry or plain versions! And Paris cake tour no.1!
It’s the moon festival and time to create something new and exciting: rice cakes! They’re delicious, wrapped in a traditionally pillow soft skin of glutinous rice flour, icing sugar and water. The sweetened red bean paste is shop-bought and the inserted ‘moon’ is a ball of homemade […]
If you’re looking for a last-minute fast and easy Easter cupcake, you might enjoy these delicious chocolatey treats! They’re vegan but you can replace the aquafaba chickpea water with egg and decorate however you like. The amazingly light and delicious sponge is from my tried […]
Amazing flavours, healthy ingredients and easy to put together! And you can use fresh or frozen raspberries or some other fruit, so it’s a versatile guilt-free treat. Well, after eating five squares you should maybe try for moderation. Ahem. But oats are good for you […]
It’s a miracle of culinary science! Murky gloopy water from a can of chickpeas turns into beautiful white meringue that’s easy to whisk or pipe, and delicious! Yes, really. There have been the usual obligatory test-batches and controlled tastings. Controlled in that we tried not […]
Here’s some healthy stuff for us all to eat between cakes! 🙂 But nice and yummy so we can keep hold of that warm festive spirit and not mention that word (D-I-E-T). Oops. You didn’t see that. Let’s just nibble on some of these tasty […]
I’m addicted to cocoa bites. It’s taking a superhuman effort to resist scoffing entire batches in one go. And I’m sharing this adaptation of a delicious no-bake recipe I found on Food for the Soul so you too can take part in cocoa madness!!! We […]
Well, I could have called it Babka week after the four versions of babka I threw together – some of it’s in the freezer in case you’re wondering! But after the final Chocolate, pecan, orange and cinammon babka I pulled my slightly heavier body together […]