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…

Mixed Fruit Pavlova – A Family Recipe

With tender, toothsome meringue, lovely light whipped cream and delicious fresh fruit, Pavlova makes the perfect dessert anytime! Made famous by my late mother-in-law, Avril, whose recipe we still use, Pavlova is an oft-requested family favourite and is a familiar sight on celebration tables in our family. This gorgeous Pavlova was made by my lovely sister in law, 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…

Easy Crab Pate Recipe

My Easy Crab Pate is a go-to starter or appetizer, an easy lunch, the perfect canapé topper and a great entertaining all rounder. To be fair, this recipe isn’t actually a paté, but it acts like one. You can serve it as a salad if you prefer – and when I do that I often 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…