Cakes and Quick Breads for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to use autumn’s bounty in your baking – pumpkin, squashes and sweet potato make great sweet as well as savoury treats. I always keep lots of muffins, loaf cakes and desserts on hand over the holidays. They make great breakfasts or last minute hostess gifts and it’s always nice to be Read More…

Applesauce Date and Walnut Loaf Cake

There is a great crop of British apples this year and they have been making regular appearances in my organic vegetable box. As a result, I’ve ended up with quite a few of them stashed away in my fridge. As we were about to head to Canada for a visit with our son I needed Read More…

Butternut Pecan Loaf Cake Recipe

I would never say that my Butternut Pecan Loaf Cake is ‘healthy’ based simply on the fact that it contains a vegetable, I mean, I’ve eaten some pretty sinful carrot cakes (and enjoyed every bite). However the inclusion of a vegetable in something that would normally be served as comfort food with a cup of tea Read More…

Rachel Allen’s Soda Focaccia at Ecover’s Eat Clean Master Class

It’s always exciting when you get a chance to meet one of your favourite celebrity chefs – and it’s even better if you actually get to cook with them! Last week I attended the Eat Clean, Feel Good Culinary Master Class with Rachel Allen at Cactus Studios in London. Sponsored by Ecover, the Eat Clean Read More…

Cranberry Orange and Ginger Loaf

This is my new favourite go-to recipe for the holidays. A slice of Cranberry Orange and Ginger Loaf is perfect with a hot drink for a slightly indulgent breakfast or alongside a cup of tea for dessert or a snack. It makes a lovely addition to a cookie tray or you can wrap a whole Read More…