Herby Irish Soda Bread

I do go on about no-knead bread and the importance of a long prove quite a bit, however, sometimes you need bread and that quick! I am amazed by the concept of the Irish Soda Bread, as it defeats everything I know about bread making, yet it still works. The bread is made using baking…

Simple Blackberry Jam

The first time I made blackberry jam was a tragedy. I blame it on not having a sugar thermometer, but it was mainly down to me having no idea what I was doing. I spend hours picking blackberries across Falmouth. Beautiful coastal paths covered in bushes make it a lovely exercise. I went with friends…

Sugar Free Bourbon Biscuits

Few things divide the British population more than the everlasting debate on which biscuit is the best. My favourite has and will always be the bourbon. It’s rich, with a delicious creamy filling and of course the most important thing; it’s full of delicious cocoa. This recipe is sugar free and the biscuits are even…

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

A real crowd pleaser and a cake that truly deserves the title ‘a British classic’ Ingredients 1.5 L bundt tin 180g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing the tin 100g honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 4 lemons, zested and juiced 250g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp poppy seeds Icing…

Simple Shortbread

This recipe is as easy as 3-2-1 yet leaves you with the best smelling kitchen and some crumbly, satisfying and very British biscuits. These are perfect for making with children as they demand very little effort. Ingredients 300g plain flour 200g unstalted butter 100g coconut sugar Method Heat your oven to 175 degrees Mix all…

Gluten Free Jammie Dodgers

These jammie dodgers are ooey, gooey and oh so satisfying! Ingredients for 30 biscuits 300g plain, gluten-free flour 200g salted butter 5 tbsp stevia 75g seedless raspberry jam Method Mix the ingredients except for the jam until you have a firm dough Let the dough cool for 30 minutes whilst you turn your oven to…