News from 2018

Truly divine roasted hazelnut and cacao torte

28 Sep 18 - In a moment of inspiration - AKA a patch of insomnia - I came up with this recipe. It was definitely worth the sleepless night. I've billed it as divine because it really is. This torte is definitely elegant enough to serve at a dinner party.

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Healthy Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Orange-infused Frosting

4 Jul 18 - I decided that carrot and pineapple would make a good cake combination and – as ever – my mission was to make it healthy. It’s had the taste test from 2 of my boys, and me

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FIGHT BACK

11 Apr 18 - Without quite realising it, I’ve been working my way towards the writing of this piece for precisely one whole year. It was a year ago today that a disc in my lower back herniated.

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Sweet potato, banana and blueberry bread

15 Mar 18 - On Sundays, if my batch cook is going well, I often spend a bit of time playing around and creating new recipes. A few weeks ago I fancied making an equivalent to banana bread but with lots of sweet potato in it. The aim was a cake that was gluten, dairy

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Vegan truffle brownies

22 Jan 18 - I’ve long been of the opinion that cake minus egg just doesn’t really work but I’ve managed to prove myself wrong with this recipe.

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Vegan truffle brownies

22 Jan 18 - I’ve long been of the opinion that cake minus egg just doesn’t really work but I’ve managed to prove myself wrong with this recipe.

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After Eights of the healthy variety

15 Jan 18 - Over the last couple of years I’ve been slowly but surely creating healthy versions of really unhealthy classics such as the Bounty Bar and Ferrero Rocher! These After Eights are my latest…

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Raw, nutritious and yummy vegan pecan pie

9 Jan 18 - On Sunday I came up with a rather too blissful combination that (confession) I have been wolfing down on a daily basis ever since!! Although I don’t feel bad at all because this pecan pie is full of goodness and nothing else.

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