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…

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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 😉…