• Breakfast ideas
  • Lemon Curd

      This week in England has been so hugely relaxing and happy! Usually when I travel I’m all about finding the local food hotspots but this is a different kind of trip. In London there will always be one hotspot that trumps  the rest… my parents’ gorgeous house. Much as I love eating out, there […]

  • Cakes
  • Sock It To Me Cake!

    I will never forget the first time I encountered a cake made from a box. My dad’s parents lived in a house called Monksfield.  Whenever we would go there to visit as children we were on our very best behavior. Knowing the need for those manners and the best etiquette at Monskfield, my other grandfather, […]

  • Cakes
  • Legal German Chocolate Cake

    Chocolate cake was part of my childhood. It was present at every birthday celebration, every family event, it joined us for many happy Sunday afternoons, it came into school classrooms with us and on holiday with us, and it was always there when we had tea at my grandparents house. In my family, pretty much […]