Vegetarian Menu Planning for NVW

National Vegetarian Week 18-24 May 2015, sponsored by ‘Nothing But snacks’, is all about sharing. So whatever your favourite veggie recipe it’s time to get preparing, get making and get sharing. In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, this May the Vegetarian Society is visiting seven locations across the UK giving out free pizza slices and celebrating how Read More…

Apricot Pecan Quick Bread

I love quick breads. They are the work of moments, smell amazing while they are baking and are perfect for pretty much any occasion. Often lower in sugar than traditional cakes, quick breads are perfect for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. My Apricot Pecan Quick Bread is no exception. Sweet dried apricots, crunchy pecans and warming ginger make this Read More…

Cinnamon Streusel Yogurt Muffins

I often use yogurt in baking – from my Lemon Ginger Cake and Mini Bundts to my Apple Butterscotch Cake. In a similar way to buttermilk, yogurt gives baked goods a lovely moist texture and a really tasty tang. It also makes them better for you. In this recipe, my Cinnamon Streusel Yogurt Muffins are enhanced by Rachel’s Organic Inspirations Read More…

My Best Pancake Recipe for Shrove Tuesday

I always use my best pancake recipe for Shrove Tuesday. Making pancakes on this special day is a tradition in our house. I have such fond memories of Shrove Tuesdays gone by. When I was little, we would go to the Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at our local church. These annual suppers were held in Read More…

Easy and Delicious Muffin Recipes

I’ve blogged so many easy and delicious muffin recipes over the years. Many of them came via my late Mom and some I’ve developed myself. There’s a story behind almost every recipe and I treasure them all. Sadly these posts can get lost in the archives and unless you deliberately search for them you could Read More…