Sausage Pizza

Did anyone catch Jamie Oliver’s Keep Cooking Family Favourites this week? He made this amazing Sausage Pizza and I just had to try it! It was a quick pizza with a sun-dried tomato pesto base, topped with sausage meatballs, mozzarella, red onions, pine nuts, rosemary and wait for it…grapes! Yes I know I was shocked…

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

Sometimes its nice to make something that’s a little more special. Whether its for your other half or you just feel like treating yourself (why not?), this is a great recipe to adapt. There are so many recipes out there so feel free to put your own spin on it, but this is how I…

Gingerbread Stars

It’s Christmas! I love this time of year because for me it means lots of yummy food, seeing friends and family and ending the year on a high. I love to bake at this time of year (or any time of year to be fair) and this weekend was gingerbread time. After making a huge…

Winter warming apple crumble :)

I’m not sure about you but I am definitely feeling the cold! Dark mornings and frosty streets tells me that winter is upon us. I don’t mind the winter, as long as I am wrapped up at home with a blanket and a good book 😉 Something else I like during this cold season is a…

Baba Ganoush and Flatbread

Baba Ganoush! Have you ever tried it? I think I just made it because I like to say it…Baba Ganoooooush. Go on say it with me, I can hear you trying to pronounce it. Baba Ganoush is a mezze or dip that is made from roasted aubergines and it widely eaten in Lebanese cuisines. Now…

Garlic, Rosemary and Chilli Sausage Rolls :)

Have you ever tried making your own sausage rolls? They are so easy and a lot tastier than some of those ready made ones you find in the supermarkets. Making your own means you can add whatever flavour you want and you know what goes into them. No hidden nasty ingredients! All you need is…

Classic Victoria Sponge? Yes please.

I know I know, its January and we are all supposed to be super healthy, but life is too short. And what am I supposed to do when I have extra double cream in the fridge? I can’t let it go to waste. That would be wrong. There is something very satisfying about a Victoria…

A Christmas treat…Gingerbread!

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s the best time of the year, a time when you can bake as much as you want and not feel guilty about it. So this year I decided to make gingerbread and oh my gosh they are so delicious and dangerously easy to keep eating. Now please don’t laugh at my…

Why is baking so addictive?

I don’t know what it is but I will find any excuse to bake. I will happily admit that I am not the best baker in town but I like to give it a good go. I am guilty of changing recipes based on what I have in the house, which doesn’t always go my…

The Comforts of Baking

I have to admit it, I have the baking bug. If everything I wanted to make wasn’t made from butter, cream or sugar, I would most likely bake everyday. But then again if I did this, baking wouldn’t be such a treat. The nation has gone baking mad, with the rising popularity of The Great…