Pecan Pie Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving!!! Even though I am a very cold girl in the UK wearing many knitted wear layers, today I am channelling a sun golden Cali babe.  Wow, you can’t tell I hate winter in the UK at all, can…

Zombie Cookies Recipe

BRRRRAAAAAIIIIIINNNNNNSSSSS! Yep, it’s that time of year when everything is black and orange and I pretend I’m braver than I actually am. I’m a wuss. A total wuss who can’t deal with horror. I have overactive dreams for all the…

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I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat. Female Willy Wonka in Bristol with a love of travel, tequila, bacon and bean to bar chocolate.

Pecan Pie Macarons with Maple Syrup Filling Recipe

Soufflés. Chocolate Fondants. Macarons. What do these have in common? At some point in a foodies baking career, they will weep, scream, lye in front of the oven, peek in the oven, consult multiple blogs and helplines whilst attempting these…

Homemade Maple Syrup Marshmallows Recipe

Winter came ever to my kitchen this weekend. There has been a heavy snowfall in my kitchen, with every surface covered in this fine powder.  Ok, the powder is actually cornflour and icing sugar. That’s right, I made marshmallows again!…

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Sorry for the delay since my last post, I’ve been crazy busy and was away last weekend in Paris, as you do. Coming up soon will be a guest post from my bro and my scampering report from Paris. Now…

Toffee Popcorn & Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Hope everyone had a great Bank Holiday! Hope you had a good one. I had a great time chilling with friends, catching up with family and visiting the amazing Wookey Hole Caves yesterday. There was even a witch and dinosaurs,…

Frozen Melon Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

I’ve hit the wall this week. A wall that can only be broken down with something slightly boozy and something slightly naughty. I give you Frozen Melon Daiquiri consumed on a Thursday evening as the weekend is in sight. Super…

Homemade Coconut Ice Recipe

It all started a couple of years ago when I went away to Dorset with the FunBus Crew. We had hired a house for the Easter weekend and as ever I brought homemade sweet treats for everyone. It was quite…

Lemon Ricotta Cake with White Peaches Recipe

Recently there has been a lot of BBQ meat consumed. I mean A LOT of meat. Disgusting amounts. It was time for something lighter, fresher and less meat-like – unlike the Peanut Butter, Choc Chip and Bacon Cookies I made…

Panzanella Salad Recipe

This isn’t a recipe as such, more like an assembly of all things delicious. At my work, me and one of my colleagues has started to cook for the rest of the team. So far we’ve many slow cooked sous vide chilli con carne with chorizo, treacle and chocolate, Chinese broth with pork dumplings and chicken noodle salad. This dish has to be one of my favourites. It’s light, vibrant and darn tasty. So much so we ended up doing a huge tray of this salad to feed most of the factory workers too!

Homemade Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Sunshine has finally come to the UK – hurrah! Who would have thought we would actually be getting a proper summer? Not me.  The Lions won test series and Andy Murray won Wimbledon and we have sunshine – perfect. On…

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