Banana Loaf bites with Banana icing

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, we are big on baking in our household, particularly Adam and Freddie, who are starting to give Paul Hollywood a run for his money (without the perma-tan…

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Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake with Cranberry Coulis #SplendaSweetLife

December for us tends to be one big social whirl, and whilst we are often out-and-about a fair bit, we also like to host gatherings at ours, and of course, the majority of these are…

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Ultimate Salted Triple Chocolate Cookies

One of our favourite pastimes now the children are older, is to bake with them. Freddie in particular often suggests it, and will go and get one of our many cake/bread/biscuit recipe books, before picking…

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Coffee and Pecan Cake

So the kids have been all about the baking at the moment, which in a fit of I’m-missing-you-as-you’re-at-school-so-of-course-you-can-do-any-activity-you-like-as-long-as-it-makes-you-happy, misty-eyedness, I have given them free-reign of the kitchen, with maybe a teeny bit of input from…

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Making memories AKA mangling mince pies!

Okay, so I know this is another Christmas-related post in November, but please bare with me! When I was growing up, one of the traditions I can remember in the run-up to Christmas, along with…

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