Rice Krispie Squares

art is the illusion of spontaneity; a spark of creativity flourishing in a fluid moment. As an individual who thrives on the notions of order and forward planning, I’ve come to realise that the act of now – the present – is where we are boundless and where we…

Brookies

 
meet the brookie. Yes – half cookie, half brownie. That might as well be enough to stop you dead in your tracks because who doesn’t love a cookie crowned in brownie glory?! 
 
Recently there’s been lots of change. I moved, into a new flat, and jetted off to places in…

Omi’s German Apple Cake

parties bring together laughter, crazy dancing, good friends, great food and even better desserts! Which is why, on my wishlist of the perfect evening, my Omi’s German Apple Cake takes top priority. Found whilst leafing through a cake-splattered, butter-battered Liberty’s recipe book and handwritten in blue biro, inked on a…

White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

who can take a sunrise / Sprinkle it with dew / Cover it with chocolate / And a miracle or two / The candy man / The candy man can. My beautiful American colleague brought back suitcases of Trader Joe’s peppermint pretzels to the impatient requests of us Brits….

Star-Topped Mince Pies

there’s only four more sleeps ’til Christmas, but I’m not counting… The smell of pine and wood fires, the feeling of cosy knitted socks and the sound of sprightly festive tunes played on many a repetition can only mean one thing: Christmas is here. And Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas…

Chocolate & Hazelnut Granola

 
nutella used to be my favourite treat as a child; slathered onto sandwiches cut length-ways or spooned, glossy, mountain-like, into my mouth straight from the jar. I’ve come to learn that having a hearty breakfast in the morning can begin your day with triumph and leave you bouncing with energy for…

Nana Nice Cream

 
if you’re anything like me and can’t stand the sight and smell of a banana that’s turning, then there are more ways than one you can use them for something delicious. I have always been one to enjoy a good banana bread, packed full of nuts and moisture; perfect…