Mini Banana and Lemon Puddings

We're planning some home renovations, not much, but there are a few things that need to be done, so this past week has been filled with trades people visiting our home; measuring, discussing, delivering, quoting. Renovating seems like a great idea and I'm generally a very organised person, but I can already feel a little OCD… Continue reading Mini Banana and Lemon Puddings

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


Oven Roasted Cauliflower

The humble cauliflower - where to begin? Does it get a fair rap? Or is it always doused in cheese sauce? Once upon a time it was boiled into almost non-existence and could have passed as baby puree, but these days there are so many different ideas to make your cauliflower stand up and be… Continue reading Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Cakes, Dessert

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Now who doesn't like cheesecake? Not many people I know, to be sure. My husband is a huge fan but to be honest, I haven't mastered the fancy ones yet. If you're new to baked cheesecakes, this is probably the easiest one to start off with and is very tasty, although I have to admit… Continue reading Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Dessert, Slices, Sweet

Lemon Slice

As I've said before, I love anything lemon flavoured and as yesterday was the first day of Spring and an absolutely beautiful day at that, I felt the need to bake something light and refreshing that we shared for afternoon tea while also celebrating the special man and Father in our lives on Father's Day,… Continue reading Lemon Slice

Light Meals

Creamy Bacon, Courgette and Lemon Pasta

Friends invited us to dinner last Saturday night and we were treated to a delicious pasta dish - Creamy Bacon, Courgette and Lemon Linguine.  I'm a HUGE fan of all things lemon so I couldn't wait to try it out at home tonight.  Having no linguine in the pantry wasn't a deterrent, any pasta shape… Continue reading Creamy Bacon, Courgette and Lemon Pasta