Biscuits / Cookies

Crunchies

Dilemmas. We all have them, none of us really enjoy them, so who needs them? Not me...I have a dilemma on my hands and am trying to think wisely and not be a Worry Wort before I have to make a decision. ┬áBut I'm a planner. And planners plan. I like to have A Plan.… Continue reading Crunchies

Light Meals, Salad

Balsamic Strawberry and Smoked Chicken Salad

Today was one of those "All-Seasons-in-One-Day" type of days. It started out as grey and misty, with light tiny rain drops that you can't quite decide if it's rain or mist, but you are absolutely grateful for and not at all annoyed about getting slightly wet as the heat and humidity is enough to frizz… Continue reading Balsamic Strawberry and Smoked Chicken Salad

Biscuits / Cookies

Macarons

Until a few years ago I bet that not many off us had come across Macarons, which took the world by storm back in 2012. They were everywhere...green ones, pink ones, chocolate ones, vanilla ones...I set about trying to discover what they were and why they were so popular. I decided the best way to… Continue reading Macarons

Light Meals, Salad

Pea, Mint and Avocado Salad

Over the past few weeks Summer seems to have become confused. Our glorious days look like they're waning and have been interspersed with a few grey, wet days. Although they've still been warm with relative humidity, I'm already missing the days of a few weeks ago. Today, however, has turned into another beautiful day. The… Continue reading Pea, Mint and Avocado Salad

Cakes, Icing

Lemon and Gin Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream and Ganache

Now I understand that not everyone likes or drinks Gin, but please don't make the mistake of thinking that you could actually drink this cake or end up with a mouth full of strong alcohol flavour. This is one of the best cake batters I have come across and I've tried a few! If you're… Continue reading Lemon and Gin Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream and Ganache