Valentines Day Desserts Recipes

The time between New Year’s Day and February always seems to fly by and Valentine’s Day often catches me by surprise. Luckily I’ve got a few ideas of my sleeve for last minute Valentine’s Day recipes and menus, as well as some delicious, quick and pretty easy Valentines Day desserts. Valentines Day Desserts My Easy Fruit Read More…

Best Chocolate Orange Brownies

Back in 2014 when I first blogged these Chocolate Orange Brownies, I was under pressure. My husband and son had been asking me to make brownies for some time. I had been hesitating because <ahem> I hadn’t actually ever made brownies before except once from a mix a very, very long time before that. In Read More…

Orange Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies

I love ginger spiced treats. Whether it’s Banana Gingerbread with Ginger Icing, Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins or even my Triple Ginger Pound Cake, I always enjoy a piece of something gingery as a treat with a cup of tea or coffee. My Orange Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies are one of my favourite choices. They are by far the favourite cookie around Read More…

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake Recipe

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake is the cake for people who don’t like fruitcake. It’s got all the Christmassy flavours we crave without the heaviness of a typical dark fruitcake. History of Brandy and Mincemeat Cake I have been making Brandy and Mincemeat Cake for years, and first blogged it way back in 2009. But this year, I’ve Read More…

Family Favourite Christmas Squares Recipes

At Christmas more than ever, it’s tried and tested family recipe I turn to. Not only do they taste great, my best Christmas squares recipes bring back memories of Christmas past and make a welcome addition to any Christmas cookie tray. I’ve been making most of these recipes since I was a little girl in Canada and Read More…