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 …

London Eats and Treats – Part 2

Time for a second (belated!) installment of my London Eats and Treats series, Hopefully you will have seen the first post. I hope that you find these useful if you are planning a trip. Finding nice places to eat is always top of my list when I go take a break away, let me know if you try some out! Breakfast Club, Hoxton, Angel, Soho …

London Eats and Treats

Now that autumn is officially upon us I’m sure that some of you are starting to plan a weekend getaway to look forward to. Well I hope that London is near if not top of the list! You are guaranteed a fantastic weekend here whether it is shopping, theatre or nightlife (or indeed all 3!) that is on your mind. You will need a bit …

Meringue Kisses – with a twist(er)

  The minute I purchased my Twister heeled shoes – more info here – I knew that I would use them for some baking inspiration! The research began in earnest and for the past month or so I have been under the illusion that the green part of a Twister ice-cream is pear flavored. It seems that I was ill-informed, it’s actually lemon and lime …