Getting my Home Ready for Autumn with Laura Ashley
Last week I wrote a post for the Laura Ashley blog, all about getting cosy and ready for Autumn entertaining. I absolutely love their Autumn themed range, it has everything from cute fox mugs to… View Post

Baking – Rose Water Cake
Baking with floral flavours is always something that has intrigued me. I’ve tried edible flowers a few times and like flavours like Parma Violets and Rose flavoured Turkish delight. Until a few months ago I’d… View Post

Chocolate Lunch Cakes from a 1930s Recipe
Today’s recipe is one that I’ve baked numerous times. It’s based on a recipe I found from the 1930s. Although these look a bit like chocolate muffins, they have a completely different texture. They are… View Post

Traditional Rock Cakes from a 1930s Recipe
Rock cakes are another teatime classic, which I love. These are ideal for a beginner baker and taste a little like mini scones. These can be rustled up in no time at all and are… View Post

Traditional English Madeleine Recipe
Once a regular feature of the British tea time, English Madeleines have gone out of favour in recent decades. They are however absolutely delicious and the make the perfect nostalgic treat, as part of a vintage afternoon… View Post

Baking – Chocolate Squares From a 1950s Recipe
It feels like ages since I shared a recipe on the blog. I’ve still been doing a lot of baking, but mostly for other projects and articles. I thought it was high time I shared… View Post

Blogmas Day 15 – Decorating My Christmas Cake with Tala
As I’m sure you all know, I absolutely love baking. I’ve got the stage now where i feel pretty undaunted by the idea of making different cakes. But when it comes to cake decorating, I’m… View Post

Blogmas Day 5 – Christmas Baking Haul
As we all know I love a bit of baking. It’s my number one way to relax. Christmas definitely gives me a good excuse to get my bake on. Not only is it nice to… View Post

Classic Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe
Todays recipe is perfect for when you feel like making something nice, but without taking too much time or effort. I absolutely love bread and butter pudding, its such a classic recipe and really quick… View Post

Perfect Pumpkin Pie Recipe
One of my favourite things about Halloween and Autumn is pumpkins. Carving our pumpkins into weird and wonderful designs is one of my favourite family activities of the year and working out what to do… View Post