Weekend Recipe: Spiced Scones topped with Pumpkin Seeds

I love a good scone. They make me so happy and they are so simple to make! This recipe for spiced scones is inspired very much by autumn and the food and flavours of the season. The pumpkin seeds add a touch of texture on top and they are very appropriate with hallowee’n around the corner! Whenever I make scones I usually pop any I …

Weekend Recipe – Autumn Beetroot Cake

We have now certainly fully transitioned into autumn. Bare legs have been replaced with opaque tights and light jackets with winter coats. And although some decorations have started to creep into stores and Christmas jumpers can be seen on the racks of clothing shops, let’s ignore the festive tinsel storm for another month and instead savor some autumnal treats and flavors in the next few …

Weekend Recipe: Fig and Honey Frangipane Tartlets

I must admit that it was only relatively recently that I discovered the joy of fresh figs. Naturally I was familiar with them from the classic Jacob’s Figroll, a staple in the biscuit box when I was growing up! But a fresh fig is a very different creature so if you haven’t tried one yet I would certainly encourage that you do so. They are in …

Weekend Recipe – Nutella Brownies

Starting today and continuing every Friday from now on I will share a recipe which will hopefully inspire you to grab your apron and do some weekend baking! I mentioned in a previous post that baking with chocolate can be tricky and this recipe developed out of a brownie baking disaster – every cloud has a silver lining! If you want to be extra popular amongst …

London Eats and Treats – Part 3

Time for the final post in my current series of London Eats and Treats. I’m sure that you have already spotted something that caught the attention of your taste buds in the first two posts! (here and here) I have tried to cover a variety of types of foods and budgets so that there is some thing for everyone. Don’t forget to let me know …