Hot Cross Buns with Lemon Rosemary & White Chocolate

lemon rosemary

I am off to spend the rest of the school holidays in Cornwall, which involves eating lots of hot cross buns, Cornish saffron buns, very good ice cream and as much treacle tart and clotted cream as possible. I love this time of year. Flowers, fruits and vegetables budding, growing and flourishing. Everything is awesome! Cornish […]

Banana Spelt Flour & Pecan Loaf

Banana spelt loaf

I am definitely enjoying spelt flour at the moment. I bought a bag just before Christmas and have found I am using it in my sponges, muffins, breads and there is a little bit left with which I will be trying out some pastry.  There is a recipe on the packet of Sharpham Park spelt […]

White Chocolate Saffron & Cardamom Sorbet With Candied Walnuts

White choc sorbet

I do happen to like white chocolate. It’s probably down to fond memories of the milky bar kid. It’s buttery and fatty, ever so greasy with a hint of custard to it so whether this is a good or a bad thing, I am rather fond of it. So I thought making  white chocolate sorbet […]

Rustic Apple Tart with a White Chocolate & Brandy Custard

Rustic Apple tart

This is a recipe for a dish that I have always enjoyed making, but somehow wanted to update in my own way. After all, apple tart is a staple of most restaurants, particularly if you holiday in France. And I do, every year for the last four years. The house is booked again for next summer too so […]