Yoghurt Pot Cake

I do not think it would be a suprise for anyone who reads this blog to discover that I love not only cook books in general, but that I also have a love and respect for Nigella Lawson and her books specifically. It would therefore be logical to presume I was excited for the publication…

Green and Gold Olympic Cupcakes

Today is the last day of the XXX Olympiad. I know many cooks have found inspiration in the cuisine of the host nation, England, for their celebratory baking. I have taken a more patriotic approach, though ironically the base recipe comes from Nigella Lawson, one of England’s best loved cooks! These ‘Green and Gold’ cupcakes…

Osso Bucco

This is a recipe I grew up eating; that scented my childhood home through winter weekends and one that was always enjoyed with relish. As the days grew cold earlier this month, I rang Mum for a chat and asked her for this recipe. What she told me wasn’t a recipe in the traditional sense…

Orange Swiss Roll by Mary Berry

This was an unusual choice of cake for me, mostly because I prefer layered cakes and had also never made any type of rolled cake before. However, I had a dozen eggs to use in 2 days so I thought I would give this recipe a go, as it required nothing more than pantry ingredients….