When you have a reputation for baking, your visitors will often expect you to have some fabulous cake ready when they stop by. On more than one occasion I've had to watch someone's face fall when I explain that there's nothing special in the house. Not that I would mind having cake all the time, but … Continue reading ‘Instant’ Chocolate Chip Cookies
I am a huge fan of decorated biscuits. They were a big catalyst for my current obsession with baking, and I have made endless batches to give as gifts, to impress guests, or for the sheer enjoyment of creating something beautiful and then devouring it! I genuinely believe that food makes the best gift. And … Continue reading Iced biscuits – thank you notes
Well, it's been a year now, so it's probably time to write another post. I got really bogged down in the idea that my blog needed some overarching perspective - almost like I was authoring a lifestyle recipe book - and in the absence of a clear vision it's been very hard to continue. In the meantime I've baked loads … Continue reading Coconut Macaroons
I wouldn't call myself a novice at taking pictures, I've had an iPhone since 2008. We have a lovely DSLR camera, but I've never bothered to read the manual. The flash never does what I want it to, sometimes it refuses to focus - you know the sort of thing...