Bacon, rosemary and cheese muffins

These bacon, rosemary and cheese muffins are a breeze to make. This recipe can be put together with the minimum of fuss. Enjoy them fresh out of the oven for breakfast or as a snack. With the weather lifting up, the gardening chores have increased. Between weeding, planting, […]

Upside down blood orange, semolina, almond and olive oil cake

This moist upside down blood orange, semolina, almond and olive oil cake also includes whole wheat which makes it quite substantial. A small piece goes a long way. The moist crumb with a slight bite, coupled with the almost marmalade like topping is an absolute delight. Blood oranges […]

Eggless goats cheese and sun dried tomato mini muffins

These eggless goats cheese and sun dried tomato mini muffins are a breeze to rustle up and taste great. They are perfect bite sized snacks. And one can practically make and enjoy them in half and hour or perhaps even less. Christmas and New year celebrations have long […]

Whole wheat fruit and nut cake

This whole wheat fruit and nut cake is my take on the traditional Christmas fruitcake. It is a lighter version and every crumb is delicious. Moreover, it is also a tried and tasted recipe in many households for a good few years! This Christmas cake recipe is from […]

Citrus cornmeal olive oil cake

This citrus cornmeal olive oil cake is a very moist cake with citrusy flavours running through it and with a slight bite from the pine nuts. I first baked this cake many years ago; read that as (12-13 yeas ago) and I remember being super pleased with the […]

Halloween themed cupcake toppers

These Halloween themed cupcake toppers were made a few years ago. They may look spooky, but are really delicious. So, if you can move past the severed fingers or gouged out bloodshot eyeballs or the ghosts that adorn the tops of the cupcakes, they are quite delicious underneath. […]

Whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake

This whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake is full of autumnal flavours. It has a slightly firm topping from the demerara sugar and the most delightfully soft crumb. It was bursting with the warm flavour of cinnamon and pieces of apples in each bite. Autumn has truly arrived […]

Whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins

Sharing the whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins that I baked some time ago. They are really easy to whip up and needs no fancy equipment. And yes, they are full of blueberries, bursting as they bake to release their flavours. The coconut gives a nice bite. August […]

Coconut, strawberries and cream cake

After eating them as they were to our heart’s content, some of the strawberries went into this coconut, strawberries and cream cake. We had friends over at ours after months and that in itself calls for a celebration. So made this cake for dessert celebrating friendship and of […]

Rhubarb, almond and white chocolate cake

I harvested a bunch of rhubarb a couple of days ago. The plant was a gift from our next door neighbour and we have been enjoying it for a few years now. There is so much joy in cooking with home grown produce. And with the year’s first […]