• Fondant Modelling

    My baby sister (well she’s 17 now) likes comic books. Not in a super nerdy way, but she’s got some posters and enjoys the films etc… so I decided that for her birthday this year I’d make her a comic book themed cake…and what better way to top it than to make a hulk fist punching […]

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  • How to Make Healthy Tortilla Pizzas

    I love making delicious traditional pizza from scratch (see my recipe here) but if we ate pizza all the time we’d be fat (I have no idea how the Italians do it!) so using a tortilla as a pizza base is a great way to eat a more healthy meal with far fewer calories than your average […]

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  • Gooey Chocolate and Cherry Brownies

    Everyone loves brownies. Fact! At least anyone worth knowing 😉 Here’s my recipe for gooey chocolate brownies with a cherry on top! I like to experiment with different combinations of ingredients, and I’m a big fan of Golden Syrup so I simply switched out some of the sugar I’d usually have used for brownies and […]

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  • Nine Things You Should Know Before Dating a Girl Who Cooks

    We are amazing, talented, great conversation, educated, innovative and dedicated just like all the other amazing women out there but there are a few things you should know before you dive straight in. So here’s a little list of the things you can expect. Sugar and spice and all things nice doesn’t begin to cover […]

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  • Chicken, Kale and Coriander Risotto

    I made this risotto recipe for the family, and it’s packed with chicken, peppers, and mushrooms as well as healthy kale. It’s also full of flavour with a generous handful of chopped coriander and a dash of fresh lemon juice! In my recipe below I’ve not included an actual fixed ‘recipe list’ with specific amounts, as it’s really a ‘by […]

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  • Saumon en Papillotte

    This is my new favourite way to cook fish! By encasing the fish in baking paper along with everything you want to season it with or eat alongside it, you end up cooking the fish in its own juices. This means that you don’t loose the moisture, and end up with deliciously tender fish which really […]

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  • Baking Bread with Shipton Mill Flour

    I’ve recently begun baking a lot of bread, which I’ve absolutely loved! But one result of all this bread baking is that I have found that I very quickly ran out of the flour that I was given on my bread baking course. So I went on a little search of the internet, and came across […]

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  • How to Make Homemade Pizza

    I think it can be safely said that I’ve become a bit of a bread and dough fanatic recently, but it’s just so therapeutic to make. That and the kneading basically counts as going to the gym…right? Here’s my recipe for (epic) homemade pizza…  Whilst I haven’t totted it all up exactly the whole recipe […]

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  • 10 Steps to Making Homemade Burger Buns

    I’ve developed a sudden passion for creating bread, so here’s my recipe for soft, crusty bread rolls. These are perfect for burgers,  and as we hit BBQ season what more could you ask for! So without further ado, here’s the method!

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  • Bread Masterclass with Warings Bakery

    So as you may have read in my last post, I was recently lucky enough to go on a bread baking masterclass with Warings Bakery near Reading. Warings run a number of fantastic weekend sessions to teach you all about how to make bread, and when my lovely new boss told me that I could […]

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