Song of the Day

Take a listen. It’s such a happy tune. Had me dancing around the kitchen all of last night.   Advertisements

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

This double chocolate banana bread is absolutely amazing! Moist chocolatey goodness with chocolate chips throughout – QUEEN of the banana breads! Ingredients 1 cup flour ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 3 overripe bananas ½ cup oil ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla…

Gingerbread-spice Ganache

Gingerbread-spice ganache 1 tbsp of black treacle, or molasses 150g of light muscovado sugar 300ml of double cream 100ml of water 2 tsp ground ginger 100g of crystallised stem ginger 600g of Javanese 40% milk chocolate, broken into pieces cocoa powder For coating 300g of milk chocolate, tempered ground ginger nutmeg cinnamon   Add the…

SWEETS | Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Fall (face first into this cake – no seriously)! I love autumn. The leaves are starting to change their colours from green, to red, to gold; there’s that compost smell in the air; bonfires and fireworks light up the sky at night – which is why… This cake makes the perfect accompaniment for one of…

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…

SONG OF THE DAY

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:…