Rhubarb and Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

I’ve just come back from a week surfing in Portugal with the University surf club which was such a fun time. There were more than 40 of us staying in a huge villa with its own pool and outside bar. Despite a bit of dodgy weather at the beginning of the week we spent all day surfing and chilling on the beach followed by amazing dinners Continue reading


Gluten Free Orange and Almond Cake with Cointreau Syrup

In my Sisterhood of the World Bloggers post I was reflecting on one of my most popular recipes the Baileys Bread and Butter Pudding this got me thinking about that match made in heaven: alcohol and desserts. As I mentioned in my post I love dessert cocktails Continue reading

Feta and Asparagus Crustless Quiche

DSCN8473I’m living at my family home at the moment so the weekly food shop is done by my mother and I have realised there are some things she buys compulsively. These items somehow always manage to creep into the shopping basket only to linger slowly decomposing in the corner of the fridge until they are finally deemed unfit for consumption and dumped in the bin. Here are the top 5 culprits. Continue reading

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

DSCN8395So my mother has gone cycling mad ever since she bought her road bike last year and tomorrow she is off on her first ever event The Cobbler Classic. She will be cycling 39 miles along with my little brother who is an absolute pro. I seriously think he might win the Tour de France one day- you heard it here first. In fact we Continue reading

What to do with the Christmas leftovers: Turkey Cranberry bites

     turky (1)So my mother bought a 14 lb turkey and a 13 lb ham for the three of us for Christmas lunch. Result: we have a meaty mountain of Christmas leftovers BUT we will not see it go to waste, oh no we will eat turkey for every meal between now and new year if we have to. Are you in a similar predicament? If so Continue reading

Orange and cinnamon Christmas Bundt cake

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We have been in a state of Christmas mania this weekend at our house i’m talking dancing around to 80’s hits, wearing matching light-up christmas jumpers and stuffing our faces. It all started on Friday afternoon when we went down to Christmas Common (real place name I promise) to choose our tree as is family tradition. As you drive down the winding country roads toward the Christmas tree barn you can see all the trees that are not quite ready yet growing in a huge field to the left and when you arrive the whole barn is filled with Continue reading