Florentine biscuits are traditional biscuits made with nuts, candied peel and dried fruits. Florentines are traditionally made with dried fruit, nuts and candied peel. I leave out the candied peel in mine as it is hard to find and I don't particularly care for it. With this recipe you can really make it your own. … Continue reading Delicious Florentine Recipe
Caramel and pecan cake with cream cheese frosting topped with fresh figs, pecans and a sweet balsamic glaze. I love figs, and you wouldn't believe my excitement when I popped into the supermarket and saw that figs are back in the shops. This cake is beautifully sophisticated, not too sweet and topped with beautiful fresh … Continue reading Caramel, Pecan and Fig cake
Chocolate dipped almond horns Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and oh so delicious. I love almonds, marzipan and a good measure of amaretto liqueur with a generous squeeze of lime. But I don't often bake with it. I think I have had one to many macaroon disasters and never looked back. But … Continue reading Almond Horns
Pumpkin Swiss Roll with cream cheese frosting using butternut squash! I've said it once and I'll say it again, we brits don't eat enough pumpkin. Its September and I can't find anything that even resembles an edible pumpkin. Not even canned puree, the only place I can find it is on Amazon and I'm not … Continue reading Autumn Pumpkin Swiss Roll!
Ginger kisses! When I was doing my farm work in Australia it was winter and the coldest I'd been in at least a year, I honestly didn't think Australia got that cold. Having swapped a white Christmas for a Christmas on the beach that year, when the weather got cold in July my head just … Continue reading Gingerbread Whoopie Pies
Cider donut recipe? Yes you read right, apple cider baked donuts, don't they sound amazing! Im feeling very fall right now as after a beautiful but short summer, Autumn seems to have depended on the north of England very swiftly ... and its cold. Well probably not that cold but after the summer we have … Continue reading The best Apple Cider baked donuts
Indulgent Gingerbread Biscotti Recipe I love Italy! I love everything about it, the art, the culture, the accent and especially the food. Particularly the little biscotti biscuits they serve with coffee, my favourite are amaretto as I also can't get enough of amaretti biscuits, damm those Italians know how to dunk. We British have the … Continue reading Gingerbread Biscotti
Quick and easy Amaretti Biscuits Making biscotti last weekend really gave me a craving for Italian sweets and I have been dying to make some of these amazing amaretti biscuits for days now. I'm a coffee person and I love something sweet to dip into my brew. These are a perfect treat for unexpected guests … Continue reading Amaretti Biscuits
These baked donuts are moist, spiced and utterly delicious. Topped with a sticky caramel glaze and filled with warming spiced they are guaranteed to get you in the mood for short days, crisp leaves and pumpkin spiced lattes by the fire.
With a little extra attention you can turn a good supermarket goats cheese into a showstopping appetiser or a fabulous addition to any cheeseboard.