Refreshing Lemon and Lime Cupcakes

I do not think that I know of anyone who doesn’t enjoy a cupcake. There’s one for everyone, as well as there being one to suit each season. During the harsh Winter months, everyone needs comfort food. Food which provides a shoulder to cry on, the warmth of a good cuddle. For me, this comes […]

Seasonal Rhubarb Crumble with an Organic Madagascan Vanilla and Orange Syrup

Rhubarb. Seasonality at its best. I literally jump at the opportunity to cook with rhubarb once it comes into season. Rhubarb season runs from April to September. There is nothing quite like cooking with seasonal produce. I sometimes question my cooking with ingredients which are not in season. They simply do not possess the depth […]

Cupcakes For Loved Ones

Nothing brings me greater joy than giving. I could give, give, give all day and night and never tire of it. I love producing smiles from people – is there honestly any greater feeling? I think not. I cannot help myself when it comes to buying people material gifts. I could spend hours seeking the […]

Halloween Baking: Gravestone Cupcakes

Hello folks. It’s October. I love October. I love seeing the ground scattered with leaves of all hues- maroon, sunset orange, yellow, murky green – you just know that it’s Autumn. Then there’s that slight chill in the air. It’s especially obvious in the mornings and nights, disappearing for a couple of hours during the […]

Tangy Lemon Cupcakes

Lemons remind me of Summer. It’s probably the brilliant, vibrant, yellow colour of their zesty skins. I love them and I absolutely love incorporating them into cooking. Lemons are so versatile. They can be the centre of a sweet or savoury dish. They’re just fantastic. Whether they’re used in the making of a lemon cream […]

Neenish Cupcakes

I’ve been meaning to make these cupcakes for a very long time, but I’ve simply never got around to making a batch. They were added to the to-do list, but sadly when recipes are added to this list (with great intention of course) they never tend to go anywhere in life. The to-do list has […]