carmelita on a plate

Carmelitas recipe

I hate chocolate so the Chocolate week of Bake off wasn’t exactly delicious sounding. As I am taking part in Bake with Bake off by the Silver Mushroom, I had to put forward a chocolate recipe so you can imagine my trouble when I don’t like the stuff and that Read more…

Mrs Beetons Bakewell pudding

Another week so another bake. This weekly challenge of baking something for Silver Mushroom has really become so much fun. Last week’s episode of bake-off was all about Victorian recipes so I had to try and hunt down a period recipe – who better to turn to than  Mrs Beeton. Read more…

Strawberry Tarts Recipe

Yet another pastry week on bake off went by and excitement buzzed as everyone knew a soggy bottom was coming – but who would it be! I love pastry week – pies, tarts and puff pastry are amazing fun to make but I often find it is surprising just how Read more…

Lemon pie recipe

The Great British Bake off has been back a few weeks now and I’m finding myself getting more and more excited each week as the intro music starts. Last week’s episode of free-from foods was yet another impressive episode filled with sugar-free cakes, gluten-free bread and dairy-free ice cream roll Read more…

5 a day branding with courgette fries on a plate

Day 29 – Who Am I?

What a day – I have managed 8 portions of fruit and veg and all without any Innocent Smoothies or struggle. Every single meal today has contained 2 portions of veg and my snacking was not out of hunger but the desire to review a new type of “1 of your Read more…

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