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Sweet Summer Fruit Tarts

September 6, 2016

fruittarts (3 of 5)

Late summer fruits are always sweeter as they’ve soaked up all the summer sun and are extra ripe and juicy. I always find the last few weeks of summer are always the sweetest and best too. I try to cram in as many sunny evening walks, barbecues and make as many memories before autumn arrives and the days get shorter. Continue Reading…


Jam Jar Banoffee Pots

June 10, 2016

Banoffeepots (1 of 3)I can’t say summer is here, because it’s not official until June 20th, but in my eyes summer is here! The sun is out, and the evenings are long and bright – I say let’s have a picnic! Everything tastes so much better outside in the sunshine. Continue Reading…


Celebration Pavlova

April 9, 2016

Pavlova (2 of 4)

In the 5 years that I have been blogging, this has been my longest break yet. A whole four months has passed since my last post, but I am finally back 🙂 In December I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy called Jack, and our life has been a wonderful whirlwind ever since. Continue Reading…


Chocolate Orange Tartlets

November 10, 2015

OrangeChocTarts (1 of 2)

So far we’ve a had a very mild autumn, but in the last few days there has been a bitter cold chill in the air. Like most people, I am not a fan of frosty mornings and dark evenings,  but I love the chance to sit by a roaring fire and indulge in hot chocolate and buttery treats. These chocolate and orange tarts are just the type of treat that can make any day seem brighter. Continue Reading…


Fig Bakewell Tarts

September 29, 2015

FigBakewells2 (1 of 1)

When I spied a very large box of fresh figs in the supermarket, I knew I had to have them. I had no idea what I was going to make with them, but their perfect purple forms were calling me. When I got them home I eventually decided on a simple fig jam to preserve the majority of them, and with the rest of them something sweet and nutty to show off their flavor. Continue Reading…


Chocolate Pavlova with Cherries and Orange

July 13, 2015


Pavlova is one of those desserts that can be whipped up in minutes, yet always tastes like you slaved over it all day. I love them for that very reason, plus eggs are available year round and you can vary the topping with fresh seasonal fruits. I feel like this summer is flying by so speedy desserts like this are just what I need. Continue Reading…