Category: Picnic

Vegan Tea & Toast Truffles

Vegan Tea & Toast Truffles

These truffles started as an idea when I was looking at the pretty stale end of my sourdough. I thought about blitzing it into breadcrumbs and incorporating that into a bake somehow. Which then sparked the idea of adding them to a truffle! Around the Read More

Fancy Party Rings – Salted Honey Peanut Biscuits

Fancy Party Rings – Salted Honey Peanut Biscuits

I’ve never been a fan of party rings. One bad experience as a child has put me off for life – too many consumed at a birthday party, coupled with many a go on the bouncy castle and you can imagine the rest… I was Read More

Plaited Sausage Rolls

Plaited Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are a staple in British culture. They’re great for a lunch box, picnic and are always on hand at a buffet. I mean there’s even been two Christmas Number 1’s dedicated to loving sausage rolls…seriously. I’m a big fan, and I make them Read More

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette

I have been utterly obsessed with strawberries recently. I’ve chomped my way through punnet after punnet. I’m not sure if they’re especially good at the moment, or if I’ve just gotten a sudden craving? Though I did hear that due to the lack of Wimbledon Read More

Sourdough Madelines

Sourdough Madelines

If there was a foodie mascot for the current lockdown period, banana bread and sourdough would be vying for 1st position. The banana bread obsession I can’t really understand but lockdown is the PERFECT time to start baking sourdough. Its something I’ve wanted to do Read More

Raspberry & Almond Friands

Raspberry & Almond Friands

These raspberry & almond friands are super quick, deliciously light and only use a tiny amount of flour! Which in the quarantine world we live in, is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. I’ve made these for years, and they’re usually devoured Read More

Afternoon Tea Scones

Afternoon Tea Scones

One week later and I’m still feeling super patriotic from the Royal wedding. I love a wedding anyway, but when it has pomp and ceremony and men in uniform I’m even more in love! So what better bake to commemorate the United Kingdom than a Read More

Strawberry and Basil Cakes

Strawberry and Basil Cakes

Strawberry and basil is a classic combination, though maybe not in cake form I’ll concede. The idea to combine them in cake just sprung into my head one day, and when I thought about the flavour combination and how lovely the colours would look together Read More

Pea and Ham Muffins

Pea and Ham Muffins

I knoww, I know. Savoury muffins! Who am I?! But divisive though they may be, I have to say I’m a fan. Especially pea and ham flavoured, though I like pea and ham flavoured everything so its no real surprise. Fresh from the oven for Read More

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Is it too late to say Happy New Year? I hope 2018 has treated you all well so far, and you aren’t beating yourself up too much over new years resolutions! After the gluttonous festive period I thought I’d go down the slightly healthier route Read More

Maple, Pecan & Chocolate Bars

Maple, Pecan & Chocolate Bars

These maple, pecan and chocolate bars are the product of my constant note taking when eating any kind of baked treat. The notes section on my phone is overflowing with light-bulb ideas in the middle of the night, childhood favourites to recreate and ingredients I’ve deciphered Read More

Chocolate and Hazelnut Dipped Shortbread

Chocolate and Hazelnut Dipped Shortbread

I’m finally back in the blogging game, with no real apology except that I come bearing a recipe for chocolate and hazelnut dipped shortbread! Life has been busy, but I’ve got three recipes ready to share with you all soon! So stay tuned 🙂 This Read More