Baked Overnight Oatmeal with Rhubarb and Almonds

My Baked Overnight Oatmeal with Rhubarb and Almonds is an easy, make ahead recipe the whole family – even those who don’t like porridge – will love! How do I know? My name is April and I detest porridge. No, detest is not too strong a word. I’ve always wanted to like porridge because I love the Read More…

Last Minute Bread Machine Easter Bread

This quick and easy Easter Bread has all the flavour of hot cross buns with none of the hard work. I love hot cross buns, and there is absolutely nothing like the homemade. However Spring is always a busy time for us and I often find that Easter food preparation gets left until the last minute. That’s Read More…

Blueberry Chia Muffins with Lemon & Ginger

My Blueberry Chia Muffins with Lemon & Ginger are light, tasty and good for you too! It took me a long time to begin baking with chia seeds, but since I started, there’s been no stopping me! Chia seeds are very low calorie, high in fibre and nutrients, plus they contain Omega 3 fatty acids and protein. Read More…

Shrove Tuesday – My Favourite Pancake Recipe

There are headlines about Shrove Tuesday in almost all the foodie publications right now – except not everyone is calling it Shrove Tuesday. Most people here in the UK simply refer to it as “Pancake Day”. In a recent survey four in five people admitted that they did not know what Shrove Tuesday is actually all Read More…

Making Poached Eggs – It’s Easier Than You Think

I used to think that making poached eggs was difficult. I first published this post back in 2011. However, with the popularity of avocado toast, I’ve had a lot of folks asking about how to poach eggs recently. So I decided now was a good time to update it and re-publish. Please excuse the older Read More…