bread wreath - expectation vs reality

Cinnamon Raspberry Bread ‘Wreath’ Recipe

Anyone who follows my instagram will know I love baking. Bread, however, is not an area I feel at all confident or comfortable in. I barely know how to knead bread. I really thought I’d cocked this recipe up and due to my lack of knowledge in the area, I have no idea if what […]

Macaroons Blogmas Salted Caramels

Soft and Moreish Salted Caramels Recipe

I am undeniably a caramel fiend, but these are delicious. They’re soft, so no chewing until your jaw aches here (which is probably dangerous as they’re very moreish) and they have a hint of saltiness that pairs so well with caramel. They’d make a great stocking filler, you can buy cellophane sweet bags cheaply on […]

Blogmas Hot Rum Cocktails

4 Hot Rum Drinks to Enjoy This Winter

I’m not a regular drinker, but there’s something about warm alcohol at winter than makes me more inclined to drink it. A bit of Baileys in a hot chocolate? Yes please. Coffee with a shot of kahlua? Slide one over. Maybe it’s because I’m always cold at home and the minute I have any alcohol […]

Caramel Sauce

Easy, Delicious Caramel Sauce Recipe

I love having caramel sauce around at this time of year. It goes great with drinks and desserts, but it also makes a good small gift to give, especially for things like secret santa at work. This is a quick and easy caramel sauce recipe. Using water when cooking down the sugar makes the process […]

Tomato Chilli Chutney

Sweet Tomato Chilli Chutney Recipe

I knew I wanted to make two chutneys this year, a nice mild chutney that goes with everything (the caramelised onion chutney ticked this box) and then something with a bit more kick. This chutney is tangy and has that kick. It’s not hot as I wanted tomato to be the main flavour but you […]

Caramelised Red Onion Chutney - Macaroons

Caramelised Red Onion Chutney Recipe

One of my favourite things about Christmas is going all out with the cheeseboard. We have one on Christmas day evening, once lunch has digested (well, at least slightly) and I always look forward to it. This is enjoyed as much as the new tradition me and my best girls have made on Christmas Eve […]