Whisky and caramel cake bites

Monday, 5 December 2016

I will very rarely admit defeat when it comes to recipes. In the last few months I have developed a couple of cake recipes, baked them and failed them. Eventually I got the ingredients and methods rights but that meant a few flat, mushy attempts had to be foiled up and sent to the cake morgue, a.k.a. my bottom freezer drawer.

One ingredient apple caramel sauce

Thursday, 24 November 2016


When it comes to food I am sometimes like the spoiled rich girl that has a walk-in closet full of clothes but feels she has nothing to wear. Some mornings I will open my cupboards over and over, waiting for brownies to magically appear, when I should be cooking all the eggs and porridge oats I have bought for the week, as an encouragement to have full, healthy breakfasts.

Bone shaped macaroons with blood red buttercream

Saturday, 29 October 2016


I think it's amazing that egg whites and almonds can create such a delightful treat.
Macaroons is one of the treats I absolutely love and don't get to have it very often, because although small treats, their price tag is often not so small.

Apple and caramelised salted nuts ice cream

Tuesday, 18 October 2016


The freezer situation in our house has caused a few arguments. We have a small apartment and therefore a small fridge-freezer.
I am completely in control of all food related things in our household: the planning, shopping and making. Not because the husband is not interested, but because I take so much enjoyment out of it, and he obviously does not mind.

Watercolour tea towels

Sunday, 9 October 2016


We've been in this house for over two years now. It's seen us through a wedding, different colour walls and a lot of sleepovers on our sofa. 
We've put a lot of effort into making it the perfect little nook, however everyday I stare at the drawers in our kitchen and feel sad to look at the state of our current tea towels. Beyond stained and tatty, I long for the lovely tea towels at TkMaxx but had to restrain myself, because I had already bought the materials to make my own.
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