Individual German Apple Cakes

After visiting my Grandma and spending the afternoon gathering cooking apples from her ancient apple tree, I was inspired to bake my Aunt’s moist seven inch apple cake. I thought I would adapt the recipe, which came from my mum’s slightly splattered hand written recipe book, and make individual versions. The little cakes turned out to be surprisingly […]

Finnish Sweet Potato Karelian Pastries

I am somewhat obsessed with all things Scandinavian. I seem to always fall back upon three wonderful blogs; Anne’s food, who’s lovely author Anne is a mother of two living in Stockholm and cooking modern European food with a few ‘traditional-ish Swedish’ favourites, Cloudberry Quark, who’s fantastic Carrot Karelian pastries led to this particular post and Scandi Foodie, an absolutely stunning […]

Roasted Corn Salad with basil oil

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Serves 2 This simple corn salad was partially inspired by for the love of yum‘s lovely End of Summer Corn and Potato Salad with Red Chilies. Nadia’s post beautifully describes a drive from Toronto to Rhode Island, littered with tempting farm stands and fields upon fields of fresh corn, which encouraged […]

Chelsea Buns

As a family, we used to go on holiday every summer to stay with some friends who lived in North Devon. The tiny village where they lived in the stunning but slightly desolate Dartmoor national park consisted of a few houses and a high street with a post office and a traditional bakery.  I used to […]

Golden Banana Bread

My first cook book was a children’s ‘around the world cookbook’ that I inherited from my older brother, when I was about six. I can remember flicking through it, looking at the cartoon illustrations and being allowed to pick out what me and my mom would bake together. Banana bread featured on the Caribbean double […]


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