Rhubarb and Ginger Muffins

Ingredients 350 g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 325 g brown sugar ½ a lemon 250 ml milk 1 orange , zest only 2 pieces of stem ginger , finely chopped 1 large free-range egg 100 g butter , plus 1 tablespoon extra, melted 300 g rhubarb , finely chopped Method…

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Ab Ovo : Joep Beving Ab Ovo means from the very beginning

Cloudy Lemonade

It’s summer(!) and therefore time for lemonade. I LOVE homemade lemonade, especially served in my favourite flamingo bottle for friends who bring cake (cake and lemonade parties are totally a thing right? Right guys? I’m going to say yes). Ingredients 6 lemons 2 limes 200g sugar Method Using a vegetable peeler, remove the zest from…

Lemon Brûlée Tart

Lemon Brûlée tart. I can’t think of a better combination! Light, lemony, heavenly.

DINNER | La Reine Spaghetti

I LOVE going out for dinner and one of the places I like to go (although Ben will say that I don’t because of a bad experience with a waitress and a me in a terrible mood) is Pizza Express. La Reine pizza is my favourite pizza and i was inspired by it’s earthy flavour…

Prodigious Pavlova | Nigella Lawson

Okay, so i tried something new. I followed a recipe online! It just looked so good i couldn’t not make it. And as it turns out, it was so good! Ingredients For the base: 8 egg whites 500g caster sugar 4 tsp cornflour 2 tsp white wine vinegar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract For the topping:…

DINNER | Baconnaise and Sweet Potato Wedges

Let me be very clear. Under no circumstances do i suggest that you share this meal with anyone other than someone you love very dearly and whom you don’t mind eating all of the food – because trust me when I say, I’m glad this only makes so much because i would still be eating…

LUNCH | Smashed Blackberry & Goat Cheese on Toast

Mmmmmmmm. Toast. Toast is a truly versatile food and this is one of my favourite kinds of toasts. Yield: 8 toasts Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups blackberries 1/2 cup blueberries 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 tbsps sugar/or honey 3 tbsps water 1 – 2…

COCKTAIL | Pink Elephant

Pink elephants are hallucinations supposedly typical of those experienced by a person who is drunk, and although I haven’t seen any pink elephants yet, im well on my way to being drunk. It’s sunny! So naturally I’m outside in the garden with an alcoholic bev-eh-arge. The pink elephant is basically vodka and pink lemonade 😉…

SWEETS | Honey cake – Medovik Tort – торт Медовик

My friend Natalia made this for me whilst we were at university and it was honestly the lightest sweetest cake. Our all nighters were made so much easier by our group efforts of baking. This is Natalia’s recipe, the song choice is mine. Prep time: 1 hour 30 min Cake: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup…