Caramelised Fruit (but no nuts) Tart

I’ve looked at the picture of these tarts in the Hummingbird Bakery recipe book for so long; I’ve even bought the tart tins in preparation of making it … but I’ve never gotten round to it.  Why? Well it’s a mixture of I’m terrified of anything pastry-related and it takes a long time to make. … Continue reading

A Healthy Snack?!

I don’t know about you but I always thought muesli bars were ridiculously healthy.  OK they have lots of nuts and dried fruit but that’s good energy, right?! A colleague from work requested I made something nutty and healthier than your average cupcake so I immediately went for this recipe. I’ve finally managed to learn … Continue reading

A Christmas Marble Loaf

So, it was Christmas (as if you didn’t already know) and there were a few recipes that I had saved up specially. Firstly, I wanted to remake the Cinnamon and Raisin Loaf, as I was naughty and didn’t blog on it the last time I made it. I started by whisking together the butter and … Continue reading

Time To Pretend To Be Healthy

I’ve gotten told off a lot lately for baking so much, even though it is somewhat inevitable because of this blog.  So, this week I decided to go for a recipe that actually looked (and sounded) healthy: Oat and Raisin cookies.  Now I’d normally run a mile from anything with raisins in (why would you … Continue reading