Tag Archives: Baking

School vacation: Kids in the kitchen

It is the school holidays at the moment here in Perth (Australia), and the long summer breaks will be starting soon for everyone in the northern hemisphere. For a lot of families finding entertainment for the kids can be quite a … Continue reading

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Double Peanut Butter Cookies

Happy Fourth of July! I thought I would bring this weekend’s blog post forward by a day in order to say hello to all my American readers. I know that many of you will be celebrating with BBQ food, but if you are responsible for … Continue reading

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Simple Fruit Loaf

Full of juicy fruit, this loaf is very easy to make. Don’t pay over-the-top prices for fruit bread from the store when you can make your own. This recipe takes only minutes of actual preparation and just 6 ingredients (plus water). … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Cappuccino Scones

These scones need only 4 ingredients, plus jam to serve. A long time ago I made scones using diet soda and I must admit that I had since forgotten just how good they were.  This recipe is a simple variation which uses … Continue reading

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Crustless Two Cheese Mini Quiches

These are perfect for lunch or an afternoon snack. I really love quiche but sometimes it can be a hassle as it requires lots of eggs and also time to bake. These mini quiches avoid both of those points – you only … Continue reading

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4-ingredient Choc Hazelnut Brownies

This is what happens when you over-cook brownies. Usually I wouldn’t have bothered even taking photos of over-cooked brownies, but I thought it was actually a good story with a cooking ‘moral’. I based my recipe on one which included … Continue reading

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Choc Chip Butter Cookies

Easy to make and ideal for afternoon tea. These delicate cookies use only a few ingredients but taste delicious. I especially love the light, buttery texture. You can easily adapt the flavourings and also make a larger batch if required. … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Coconut Breakfast Scones

Simple to make and full of berries. I love these ‘scones’ as you don’t have to spend ages with a pastry cutter to get them all to be perfectly the same size. The freeform shape is part of their charm … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Choc Hazelnut Loaf Cake

This cake is great for an afternoon treat. I can’t remember the last time I bought a jar of choc-hazelnut spread. The reason for that is my husband has a sweet tooth and I know he’ll eat the whole jar in a … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: Easter sweet treats

With Easter Sunday rapidly approaching, I thought I would re-visit a few recipes to give you sweet inspiration. It wouldn’t be Easter without eggs, so try my recipe to make your own Filled Chocolate Eggs. Fill some brownies with extra treats – … Continue reading

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