Blueberry, White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Cake

How could anything with these ingredients not be delicious?  This is a  light and delicious cake for summer, and it couldn’t be easier to throw together. I use roasted salted macadamia nuts for this when I have them on hand, but if you only have plain ones, just add a generous pinch of salt to Read More…

Brownies For Grown Ups at The Robert Mondavi Winery

We love to visit the Napa Valley when we are in California, and one of the ones we love to visit is the Robert Mondavi Winery just outside of the lovely little town of St Helena. It’s nestled in a beautiful setting and the vines seem to go on for miles. I wasn’t expecting to discover brownies Read More…

Strawberry Bread and Butter Pudding

Kingsmill have recently launched The Secretly Seeded One, a loaf baked with finely milled seeds and grains, part of a new range of three deliciously soft seeded loaves. Food writerJo Pratt has developed some yummy recipes using this delicious new loaf and this is one of them. Of course, the recipes will work with any bread, Read More…

The 21st Century Housewife’s Delicious Yogurt Cake

This cake takes literally minutes to throw together, tastes wonderful and is incredibly adaptable. Moist and delicious, it can be served plain with icing sugar sprinkled over top, or frosted with buttercream frosting and decorated any way you want. You can even make cupcakes with the batter – just don’t bake them for quite as Read More…

Devilish Peanut Butter Cake

I made this cake for my husband’s birthday on Wednesday. It is an homage to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups – which my family and I love – but which are incredibly hard to get in the UK. At least you can get them some places now, not like when I first came to England and Read More…