BAKE SOME LOVE

Fancy going for the handmade or homemade touch this Valentine's Day? How about some easy shortbread treats? Make it romantic with a heart cutter, letter cutters spelling out L-O-V-E or just go to the effort of making something yourself, and just think of the brownie points you will get for a maximum of an hours … Continue reading BAKE SOME LOVE

Shop local and small this Christmas

Today I headed to a local small business on my way home from work today and finished off my Christmas shopping. This fabulous little shop is in Broughshane, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland and is The Nest. Just look at the video for a sneak peak at some of their amazing pieces. The shop is … Continue reading Shop local and small this Christmas

RECIPE: Pumpkin Cake

Looking for something to do with your pumpkins after Halloween? It really is such same to waste them and just throw away perfectly good food, especially when you haven't carved them. There are so many recipes about both sweet and savoury; this is my sweet recipe for Pumpkin Cake, it's a slight variation on my … Continue reading RECIPE: Pumpkin Cake

Top 12 – October

So I thought September flew in, well October just whizzed past! I'm a bit late with my October round up, with it now being November, but hey better late then never and yeah I've cut it down from my top 15 to my top 10, basically because I've barely had any time to do anything. … Continue reading Top 12 – October

Halloween Baking

So it's half term, yup a whole week off with the kids for Halloween.  Already panicking about what to do to keep them occupied?  How about some fun, quick and easy family baking?  Here are some of my tried and tested recipes and a new one that I picked up from BBC Good Food that … Continue reading Halloween Baking

RECIPE: Chocolate Avocado Cake

This is a recipe I found on BBC Good Food it was actually a vegan recipe, but I chose it more for the fact I had an avocado I wanted to use up and just switched the recipe to what I had in the house, which was not dairy free/vegan ingredients.  For the buttercream icing I just … Continue reading RECIPE: Chocolate Avocado Cake

RECIPE: Chocolate Bark

Definitely one of my quickest and easiest Halloween baking recipes and absolutely perfect for the kids.  The only real adult involvement is the melting of chocolate, then let the kids go wild with the rest.  You can also decide on what ever chocolate or toppings you want, there is no right or wrong, but I … Continue reading RECIPE: Chocolate Bark