Christmas cranberry and pistachio chocolate drops

Christmas cranberry and pistachio chocolate drops

If you’re not overly confident to start your own chocolate factory just yet, why not try these little treasures. All you need is a microwave to create an endless variety of these pretty and festive sweets. You can create a … Continue reading

Christmas walnut truffles

Christmas walnut truffles

For Christmas this year I’m baking another round of sweet treats for the teachers, neighbours and locals. Because things are a bit hectic around here, I kept this year’s selection simple and yet they’ve turned out to be the most … Continue reading

Honey and Lemon Almond Cake

Honey and Lemon Almond Cake

On our journey home from Korcula to Split during our summer holiday in Croatia, we drove through the coastal towns and winding roads, even crossing into Bosnia-Herzogovina for a brief moment. During our stint in Bosnia we passed roadside stalls … Continue reading

Pumpkin pie with hazelnut crust

Pumpkin pie with hazelnut crust

“Good friends are like stars…. You don’t always see them, but you know they are always there” I have a friend from Canada and together we used to enjoy swapping recipes, talking about food and embarking on oven-baked finger food … Continue reading

Apple Day at Hughenden Manor

Apple Day at Hughenden Manor

On a drizzly weekend in September the boys and I headed out to make the most of our National Trust membership. We’ve been exploring the immediate area and have visited Grey’s Court, Cliveden, Runnymede and most recently Benjamin Disraeli’s country … Continue reading