Embracing Valentines Day

February can bring a rollercoaster of emotions. You start the month relieved that January is finally over (I mean seriously, could the new year just give me a break?!) not long before returning to a pit of despair at the impending flux of unimaginable Valentine proposals/cringeworthy social media posts - pretty sure you could've told … Continue reading Embracing Valentines Day

10 steps to avoid a bake-down

My boyfriend is sat laughing at me from across the room as I write this, "you cry almost every time you bake a cake, you cannot write about avoiding breakdowns!" A slight over exaggeration on his part I might add, I do not cry over every cake, just the odd one - "IT'S ART OKAY." … Continue reading 10 steps to avoid a bake-down

Cherry Bakewell Bundt Cake

So yeah, I basically made this cake so I could use this obligatory food pun... So minus the glorious food pun (which you should know by now, I am a BIG fan of) I made this cake because you just can't beat the flavour of a Cherry Bakewell. A tea time classic, this little pud … Continue reading Cherry Bakewell Bundt Cake

Chocolate Orange Trifles

Yet another twist on a classic dessert, all courtesy of that thing called Christmas! Recently I posted a recipe for my Chocolate Orange Brownies and this dessert brings them into a whole new light. Topped with creamy chocolate orange custard, fresh whipped cream and chocolate brownie crumbs these little trifle pots are bursting with flavour … Continue reading Chocolate Orange Trifles

Visiting Copenhagen: The Homeland of the Danish (the patisserie kind)

At the start of this year I set myself a NY resolution to travel outside of Europe. So far in 2016 I've traveled to Paris, Rome, Dublin and now Copenhagen. Whilst I've learnt never to set myself resolutions again, its very hard to be annoyed at the fact that I have (accidentally) substituted America or Asia for … Continue reading Visiting Copenhagen: The Homeland of the Danish (the patisserie kind)