Delicious Whole Wheat Almond and Jam Tart

I do get a sweet craving now and then. I love bakewell tart and I had a little pot of jam in the cupboard that I hadn’t used from my christmas hamper so I thought I would try to make  a lighter version. This was so delicious, the base was short and biscuity, the jam…

Mango and Honey Frozen Yoghurt Recipe

This is the best cold treat to soothe a sore throat! Paulie and I have been poorly with sore throats and runny noses the last week. I even lost my voice for 3 days and I don’t remember Paul being upset about it. I wanted to make something that would soothe my throat and this…

Paulie’s Birthday Treat Lemon Curd Macarons Recipe

Are they time consuming? Yes Is it worth it? Hell yes! I was inspired by foodamazers post on her lemon curd macarons. My husband and I adore them and they are usually a treat that is brought home by Paul when he has had meetings in London. I was lucky enough to get the macaron…

Tea and Orange Soaked Fruit Loaf Recipe

Sometimes between 10-11am I have missed breakfast and I am not quite ready for lunch, I wanted to make something that isn’t too indulgent or fattening but still juicy and moist as I hate dry cakes. So this recipe is a cross between a loaf and cake and is really yummy. I love the sugar…

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

If you like peanut butter or Reese’s then you will love this recipe and you don’t need many ingredients just a bit of time and patience. Unlike the well known Reese’s these are less sweet, a higher quality of chocolate and have no preservatives. They remind me of when I was a kid and I…

Nostalgic Danish Shortbread Recipe

As Paulie knows I am writing a food blog so he dug out some of his late mother Jan’s recipe cards. With Easter coming up we chose something sweet so I thought I would have a go at this recipe, Danish Shortbread. Because of my age I haven’t come across these measurements as this recipe…

Addictive Coconut, Jam and Biscuit Slices

In my office if there was a lunch meeting we used to get an outside caterer to provide it. There would be sandwiches and cakes and if there were some left over, the whole office got access. The coconut and jam slice got me off my chair, but our’s are a million times better than…