Jaffa Icebox Cake

Jaffa Icebox Cake: Perfect fusion of orange, chocolate and butter cookies ! Alongside crunchy chocolate, Jaffa cookies were my favourite while I was growing up: a perfect balance of orange, biscuits and chocolate. My sister and I would always argue about whose turn it was to go to the shop… Read more »

Sour Cherry and Black Pepper Cobbler

Sour Cherry and Black Pepper Cobbler: wartime recipe with an outlandish twist. My grandmother was a master of survival. During the Second World War she sewed clothes for her children using material cut from parachutes. My mother was one of those children, that is how I know the story. Being… Read more »

Mac and Asparagus Frittata Bake

Mac and Asparagus Frittata Bake : Loaded with cheese and seasonal vegetable. There are many ways of preparing asparagus but our favourite is frittata. This version is enriched to make a lunch: a comfort meal of macaroni loaded with cheese, perfect for this time of year. If your asparagus is… Read more »

Blueberry Curd

Blueberry Curd: the best investment of the season! After you make your breakfast smoothie or fruit salad, if you have a handful of blueberries left over, the best way to use them is to make a curd or Blueberry Coffee Cake. As these beautiful blueberries are known to be a… Read more »

Mexican Pizza with One Secret Ingredient

Mexican Pizza with One Secret Ingredient: two beautiful cultures joined together. Heaven! The first time I came across the idea of making Mexican Pizza was on social networks. I would usually do tortilla wraps, enchiladas, chimichangas or something on those lines, but I loved the idea of making this pizza… Read more »