My Favourite Lemon Dessert Recipes

My first experience of a lemon dessert recipe as a child was Lemon Meringue Pie. I loved the contrast of the sweet meringue with the sharp lemon filling. Ever since then, I’ve been a huge fan of lemony desserts and treats. Whether it’s zingy Lemon Almond Streusel Bars or rich, creamy Baked Lemon Cheesecake, there’s something Read More…

My Best Cake Recipes of 2014

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved baking cakes.  Whether it’s an old family recipe, a cake from my favourite cookbook or a recipe I’ve developed myself, there’s something so satisfying about making a cake. Not only is the process itself therapeutic but I’ve yet to meet anyone whose eyes don’t light up at the Read More…

My Best Fall Baking Ideas

There’s just something about fall! After the long, hot days of summer, the cooler weather and darker evenings make me crave a return to the kitchen. The abundance of autumn fruit and vegetables that lend themselves so easily to baking – pumpkins, apples and squash to name just a few – make it easy to Read More…

Lemon Ginger Pound Cake

I’ve always been fascinated with pound cakes. I love their gorgeous, rich texture and well-rounded flavours, plus there’s nothing more appealing than the site of a lovely loaf cake sitting there just begging to be sliced up and enjoyed. This Lemon Ginger Pound Cake with Raisins is no exception. It’s deliciously spicy and fragrant, studded Read More…

Easy and Delicious Loaf Cakes

I love loaf cakes. Quick and easy to make, they keep well and are suitable for just about any time of day. A slice of loaf cake is as welcome at breakfast as it is for dessert. Most require very little in the way of decoration and if you do expend a little effort to Read More…