Afternoon Tea

I love Afternoon Tea. I love the weeny crustless sandwiches and the scones with clotted cream and jam. I like the dinky pastries and miniature cakes. I like that I can drink an entire teapot’s worth of tea and nobody lectures you about caffeine. They positively encourage it! So I was delighted to skip off…

Cigarillo Celebration Cake 

I’ve made this cake a couple of times and it’s perfect for any kind of celebration and super easy to make! It’s simple but it does take a bit of time so best to make it the day before you need it. Ingredients vegetable oil/oil spray 200g butter, softened 200g caster sugar 4 eggs 140g plain…

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookies

When I posted about getting a KitchenAid mixer several people messaged me to say that I had to name it. You won’t be surprised to hear that I’ve named it “Nigella”. My fandom knows no bounds. These cookies were the first thing I made with my new mixer and they really are the easiest thing ever….

Gluten Free Choc Chip Cookies

I’m always in two minds about whether I should put “Gluten Free” in the title of my gf recipe posts. I find that people who don’t adhere to a gluten free diet avoid them which is silly because I’d never post anything that wasn’t delicious. *This recipe is adapted from Nigella’s ‘Triple Chocolate Cookies’ (Simply…

Easter Eggs for Kids

Easter, or Chocolate Eating Season as I like to call it, is nearly upon us so it’s time to seek out the best yummy treats on offer for the kids! Montezumas  Montezuma’s best selling Eco Easter Eggs are back again in their award winning eco-friendly packaging. Vegetarian. Organic. Gluten Free. Free from colourings, preservatives and GM….

Gluten Free Advent Calendar

My 12 year old daughter is a coeliac. This means she has Coeliac Disease, an auto-immune condition, that requires she eat a gluten free diet. If you’re thinking that sounds like a right faff and a pain in the bum you’re right, IT IS. The days of thinking “We’ll just grab something to eat whilst we’re…