Chilli Cheese Scones

Chilli cheese scones, traditional scones with a twist.   Chilli cheese scones, something about these scones both excites me and horrifies me at the same time. Scones are quite a British staple and to me, a scone means only one thing, jam and clotted cream. I don’t even think I’m fully on board with cheese scones just yet. Don’t get me wrong, I love cheese scones, they’re...

Summer Peach Tart

Summer peach tart, buttery shortcrust pastry tart filled with a sweet and tangy peach curd and topped with fresh fruit. Summer peach tart, just the sound of it has my mouth watering. Buttery shortcrust base topped with a sweet peach curd and fresh fruit. It’s the perfect summer treat. Now that summer is just around the corner it’s time to start taking full advantage of the beautiful fresh...

The ULTIMATE brownie recipe!

 What to do about the raspberries!  In my family mid June until the end of July means only one thing … raspberry season. My dad is an avid gardener and he has a huge patch of raspberry bushes at the end of the garden and for as long as I can remember each summer we have had to collectively rack our brains to figure out what to do with all of the fruit. Once we have tired ourselves out making...

Feeling French? Try this classic Pain Au Raisin recipe.

Have you ever tried to recreate your favourite french bakery classic? No? I can see why. I don't bake pastries often, I had a terrible mille feuille incident a few months back and I haven't revisited french classics. I was feeling particularly domesticated recently, finding myself with ample extra time to myself since I'm now a World Cup widow. Some people boredom drink and bake, I like to do...

Have you tried a Turmeric Latte yet?

Creamy, indulgent turmeric latte with hints of vanilla, cinnamon and ginger. A treat for you body and for your tastebuds.  I first fell in love with turmeric lattes aka "golden milk" when I was living in Sydney two years ago. There was a little cafe not too far from my apartment to which I would make my weekly pilgrimage whenever I was hungover. I would order scrambled egg on rye bread, a...