Pick Me Up Patisserie {Recipe – Vietnamese Coffee Eclair}

I’m not a morning person at all. I always need a caffeine-fuelled pick me up. My friend Julianne at Part Time Passport blog and I became obsessed with Vietnamese coffees the first time we had a proper sit-down and get…

Layers of Delight {Recipe – Hazelnut and Chocolate Baklava}

At this time of year, certain food hit our shelves to celebrate the festive season, some more popular than others. Christmas cake with its golden layer of nutty marzipan and snowy icing crown is the marmite of Christmas. I love…

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Stir It Up {Recipe – Nanny’s Christmas Pudding}

This Sunday is traditionally known as Stir Up Sunday. The Sunday before the beginning of Advent when plum puddings were made at home to allow enough time to be matured ready for Christmas. All the family members take it in turn to…

Raising the Passion Levels {Recipe – Passionfruit Crumb Bars}

These golden bars have been on my to make list for a while. I first had a lemon bar square in San Francisco in a small bakery and since then really wanted to recreate them with passion fruit juice rather…

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart {Recipe – Maple and Dulce de Leche …

When Russell Hobbs got in contact to see whether I would like to try out their recently launched the Aura 6-in-1 Hand Blender (RRP of £64.99), which can be used to create entire recipes just by using this one nifty…

Pass the Spoon…And Bowl {Recipe – Greedy Girl Ice Cream Sundae}

It may be getting colder out there but you know what, I have an addiction to eating cold things when there’s a frost in the air as it means that there’s even more excuse to snuggle up under blankets whilst…

Brownies to End a Chapter {Recipe – Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies}

Today is my last day at a job that I’ve been in for the last four years, fresh from university. I’m not sure how I feel about it all yet, to be honest. Sad and nervous to leave good friends,…

There Was a Fish in the Percolator {Recipe – Twin Peaks Cherry Pie}

There has been a recent announcement which has gotten me and my family very excited.Check out the video below to see what I’m talking about.   TWIN PEAKS IS RETURNING!!!!!!!!! That’s right, the amazing tv series with a backwards-talking dwarf,…

Sunshine and Comfort Tarts {Recipe – Portuguese Custard Tarts}

On a Monday morning, I resort back to a grizzly bear trying to pull themselves from the depths of hibernation. It’s not really a successful process, resulting in a lot of grunting and mumbling but no raw salmon eating although……

Culture Clash {Recipe – Baklava Macarons with Honey and Cinnamon Buttercream}

What do you get when you take a classic French patisserie with the flavours of a Middle Eastern desert? Baklava Macarons with Honey and Cinnamon Buttercream of course! You may think I may have gone a tad mad but I’m…

Slice of the Big Apple {Recipe – New York Baked Cheesecake}

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of travel reminiscing. I think this is due to the fact that I haven’t got a big travel adventure planned any time soon. It really doesn’t help having blown up travel photos adorning my…

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