Nana’s Best Ever Bread Pudding

Cuts into 16 generous squares Me and my nana went together like cookies and cream. I said goodbye to her in 2004 but I still think of her and miss her every single day. I realised recently that it [Read More]

Flourless Coconut and Almond Cake

Serves 8 This is my go-to gluten free cake because it's easy and delicious. I've updated this post with some new pics and a Thermomix conversion, but truth be told, this cake is such a doddle, [Read More]

Slow Cooker Apple Flapjack Crumble

Serves 6-8 (but easily halved) There's so much to love about this crumble, not least that you can make it in the slow cooker, well, the apple part anyway. It's really hard to find cooking [Read More]

Apricot and Amaretti Cake

Serves 8 generously Now that I'm a wannabe minimalist, I might be less about the gift giving but I'm all about the fuss making, and more to the point, cake making because as Julia Childs once said [Read More]

Microwave Sponge Pudding

Serves 4 very generously (easily halved)  This comforting sponge pudding is so quick and easy, you can make it in minutes. I think there's a lot to love about winter and that it unfairly [Read More]

Eve’s Pudding

Serves 6 This traditional British pudding is made up from apples baked under a light sponge. It's an oldie but a goodie. I like to think that this pudding is named after my friend Eve but truth [Read More]

Easy Baked Apples

Serves 4 These baked apples are a simple but delicious dessert - a real winter warmer! I remember eating these growing up but in the UK we have those outsize Bramley cooking apples - they're so [Read More]

Viv’s Peach and Raspberry Tart

Serves 8 Soft sponge packed with juicy peaches and raspberries - this tart is just peachy! Actually this tart is kind of cake like but it's Viv's recipe and if Viv calls it a tart, then a tart [Read More]

Donna Hay’s Caramelised Apple Pies

Serves 4 Nice as pie! These are easy to make and totally delicious. A little piece of caramel heaven! Ingredients 4  x 200g sheets store-bought puff pastry, thawed 4 small apples, cored [Read More]