Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies

These almond frangipane mince pies were a real treat. Delightfully festive, with a twist on a traditional favourite, they taste great with a glass of mulled wine (or mulled wine tea). However, what makes them extra- special is that the ingredients were supplied by vegan bakery Poster Bakes, in partnership with homelessness charity The Connection… Continue reading Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies

Rather Lovely Raspberry Ripple Cake

Over the last few months, I missed going out to eat cake so much I decided to make it myself. I baked this delightful raspberry ripple- recipe and ingredients courtesy of BakedIn. Ingredients: 130g caster sugar 195g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 75g granulated sugar 130g icing sugar 2.5g freeze dried raspberries 4 medium… Continue reading Rather Lovely Raspberry Ripple Cake

Eating My Way Through London: Figo, Stratford

This pizza from Figo in Stratford deserves a lot of love. I tried it way back before lockdown 1, so it was a bit of time ago, but it’s stuck in my memory since. Figo is a great little Italian place in East London, with a vibrant atmosphere. The pizza was excellent, so flavoursome and… Continue reading Eating My Way Through London: Figo, Stratford

Sushi-making and Sake*

Happy October! The trees are changing colour and there’s a definite chill in the air. I love Autumn- it makes me want to stack up on carbs and chai. I’ve also been thinking back to a sushi-making class I went to in London this time last year. I’ve been a bit lax in adding this… Continue reading Sushi-making and Sake*

Soft-baked Pretzels

Okay not going to lie, I’ve never really given much thought to pretzels. I predominantly thought they were a savoury snack. So when I received my latest baking box from BakedIn, I was intrigued to find that this month’s bake was going to be soft-baked pretzels. Not only that, but these were sweet, covered in… Continue reading Soft-baked Pretzels

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Have you ever tried Whoopie Pies? I hadn’t either, before yesterday. And now I wonder where they’ve been all my life! As part of a bank holiday weekend project, I made these carrot cake whoopie pies to enjoy. They were so much fun to make- essentially, they’re two biscuits sandwiched together and filled with buttercream… Continue reading Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies