Cranberry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Frosting

At Christmas, we accidentally bought a surplus of cranberries.  We had enough cranberry sauce, so I decided to make Cranberry and White Chocolate cupcakes. Delicious!  The sourness of the cranberries contrasts excellently with the sweetness of the white chocolate frosting – a pairing made in heaven! For the Cranberry and Orange Cupcakes 120g Eggs 120g … More Cranberry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Frosting

Christmas Cake

I have just made my Fruit Cakes for this Christmas and updated my recipe which you can get here. This year, I added a tin of water to the bottom of the oven when cooking the cake, and it has really made a difference.  Does this cake not look like a thing of beauty?!! If you haven’t … More Christmas Cake

Yoghurt Ice Cream

The cold, wet and dark weather is finally here, and my summer holiday seems a long time ago. Our August holiday was in Brittany, France.  We would often sit on the pier, watch the boats go by, and eat ice-cream from the local shop. It was bliss, and exactly what holidays are made of. After trying … More Yoghurt Ice Cream

Roasted Peaches

Imagine the scenario.  You have friends coming round for dinner.  You had planned to get home early and make a lovely dessert, but there has been an emergency at work and you have had to work late.  What can you serve? Baked Peaches is perfect, it is super easy, generally using things you have in the … More Roasted Peaches

Restaurant Review: Le Brittany Hotel, Roscoff, France (*)

My husband and I spent our August holiday in Brittany.  A beautiful part of France which reminds me of my home country Scotland.  It has a similar feeling of wilderness to some areas of Scotland, except it is warmer!  To celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary and my birthday, we went to the 1 Michelin … More Restaurant Review: Le Brittany Hotel, Roscoff, France (*)

Restaurant Review: Au Gré du Vent, Seneffe, Belgium (*)

It’s my mum’s Birthday, and what better way to celebrate than to take her out for a nice Sunday lunch.  We originally wanted to go to Antwerp, so that we might be able to spend the day there (I love Antwerp), but unfortunately we could not find a Michelin star restaurant open on a Sunday. … More Restaurant Review: Au Gré du Vent, Seneffe, Belgium (*)