The bakes

June 9, 2016
lemon cake

Cloudy Soft Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon cake is a winner no matter what the situation, it’s light, fragrant and a fresh way to get your cake fix. Whether it’s with a […]
June 9, 2016
honey cake

Spiced Honey Loaf

We recently read The Bees by Laline Paull in our book club so I created this spiced honey loaf for it. Given that the book is set in […]
June 9, 2016
apple rosemary cake

Apple and rosemary cake

This year I decided that despite not having a garden, or much outdoor space, I would try my hand at growing a range of herbs and […]
May 21, 2016
victoria sponge cake recipe

Pillowy-soft Victoria sponge cake

The Victoria sponge is a staple in British baking and everyone who has had a dab at it will probably have made one. Here I've made Lily Vanilli's version with a few tweaks of my own.
May 8, 2016
chocolate orange

White chocolate and orange loaf cake

Loaf cakes are a favourite of mine as not only are they easy to make and relatively straightforward, they’re easy to transport across tube and train […]
May 3, 2016
chocolate peanut butter cookies

Chocolate peanut butter cookies

You can't go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate - or simply just peanut butter out of the pot with a large spoon, but if you want something a little more dignified, try these delicate little biscuits.
May 1, 2016
lemon blueberry cake

Lemon and basil sponge with blueberry filling

We have eight plants which are all thriving and instead of making yet another mozzarella and tomato salad I decided to try putting some into my […]
May 1, 2016

Fruity fairy cakes

The fairy cake is a thing of joy to me which brings back childhood and here's how to make the perfect fairy and butterfly cakes.
April 10, 2016
mocha cake recipe

Mocha sponge cake

As a bit of a coffee addict, I’m always on the look out for sweet treat to have along side my mid-morning (or early afternoon, or […]
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