14/04/2020 Have you ever just had the urge to be good at something that you are simply horrible at? Well, for me that is baking. I cannot bake, like, at all. I am nervous every time I come to try it, it is an art, and I am not an artist. I am too heavy … More Learning how to bake: Rocky Road
Have you ever just had the urge to be good at something that you are simply horrible at? Well, for me that is baking. I cannot bake, like, at all. I am nervous every time I come to try it, it is an art, and I am not an artist. I am too heavy handed … More Learning how to bake: Brownies
Ok, I have been meaning to post this for a few weeks but I got distracted by the global pandemic, and I am only now catching up. Forgive me? 17th March 2020 As a Northern Irish lass living in England, I like to celebrate St Patricks Day as a way to connect with home. During … More How I celebrated St Patricks Day
So I’ve been enjoying a Thursday home baking session for a few weeks now, whilst the other half is out and decided it was time to kick it up a notch. I went looking for alternative, some may say “healthy” recipes, because I’m trying to lose weight and not end up the size of the … More Experimental Cookies
It was the perfect way to celebrate St Patrick’s day! *Warning, I am a very amateur baker* If you are looking for the Syn value of this cake I’m guessing its a lot. This cake is rich, indulgent and very naughty. It’s a luxurious mouth watering cake that will feed your friends and family easily, … More Chocolate Guinness Cake
Well I say Easter roast, as we cook quite a bit at home already we decided to treat ourselves to an M&S Easter. We basically have cheated and it feels great! Here’s how it turned out.
Easter, the holiday that allows us to indulge on interesting shaped chocolate and get our fix, I mean fill of Cadbury mini eggs. It’s a wonderful time of year, the grass is growing, the nights are lighter and the weather is beginning to change for the better. You just can’t help but remember the crafts … More Easter Baking with Jon
A luxurious chocolate tart that will vanquish those pesky chocolate cravings, only 5.5 syns per slice, I don’t mind if I do. Estimated 30 minutes cooking time plus cooling | 5.5 syns on Extra Easy to find the full recipe please see the best-loved extra easy recipes book.
Estimated 15 minutes cooking time, plus chilling and cooling | 2.5 syns on Extra Easy A luxurious low syn chocolate mousse that takes minimal effort and gives maximum results.
“There is so much that I want to achieve in this year… I want to travel and get away, have a holiday with the girls, see places that I have never seen before, revisit places that I have fallen in love with.” August 2016 Dear Brussels, You were the favourite part of my summer, and … More A letter to: Brussels