The rise of the Acai bowl is here. Long gone are the days where we would start our day with a bowl of Weetabix topped with a sprinkling (coating) of sugar and we felt confident that we had started the day in a substantial way. Instead, open Instagram or YouTube and suddenly powders and seeds … More The Powders and Seeds Filling our Instagrams: Health Benefits and How to Use them.
If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, it’ll come as no surprise when I tell you that my abilities to make cakes disappear if a lot better than making them appear. This however, doesn’t mean I stay away from the kitchen as much as possible. In fact, on the off chance I’m not in … More Top Twelve Baking Tips You Actually Need Want to Know
I have lived in Madrid for almost 7 months now and I have tapas coming out of my ears. Don’t get me wrong, I love feasting over tortilla and patatas bravas washed down with 2€ wine that’ll certainly give Blossom Hill a run for its money. But sometimes all that oil can get a bit much and all I really want is a lettuce leaf. Luckily Madrid, … More Top 10 Healthy Hotspots in Madrid
There are three things you should know about me. I live in a flat with what I’m sure is a kitchen purposefully built to make baking impossible. I’ve just been back to my family home in England for two weeks. A very good friend of mine has recently had her appendix taken out. What do … More I made an appendix out of fondant and this is what happened.
A healthy reminder to be conscious of what you put in your body now so that you can thank yourself later. … More The Top Ten Foods to Keep the Brain Brilliant
As the leaves fall from the trees and the air begins to chill, a shift begins to occur in the world of the basic teenage girl. At first it is subtle, a cosy jumper here, a flannel shirt there. But quickly it gains momentum and suddenly her world is filled with Uggs and beanies and … More The Pumpkin Spice La-tale
I don’t get homesick. Never have and I don’t suppose I ever will. Yes, I miss my home and my family and my friends from time to time when I’m away, but I prefer to look forward to the future rather than long for what was but no longer is. I have to make my … More The Taste of my Childhood
Some matches are made in heaven; Ant and Dec, peanut butter and jam, Ben and Jerry. Yesterday I discovered a new one that has popped to the top of my personal favs; chocolate and prosecco.
On Saturday night I was lucky enough to be whisked away to the stylish restaurant Quaglinos in St James, London. Celebrating a friends 21st after knowing each other for the best part of 10 years, I was very excited to get all glammed up and stuff my face with sophisticated grub and the glamorous D&D … More Quaglinos? Quagli-yes!
You may have read a post I wrote a little while ago where I successfully attempted to make a gluten free blueberry, lemon and almond cake. I genuinely surprised myself that day with how well the cake turned out! A spoonful of yogurt and a few more blueberries on the side and that cake disappeared … More Baking – The Real Deal