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A MOIST AND EASY BANANA BREAD RECIPE

THE REASON Jayne and I went away visiting friends in Yorkshire last week-end. Unfortunately, we left a few bananas at home and when we came back the bananas were well ripened. Too ripe for either of us to want to eat. However, instead of waste them, it was a good excuse to make a deliciously…

ELDERFLOWER CORDIAL, LOLLIES AND BELLINI

The next in my series of wild recipes that I have started at home since the last few weeks. Most of us are enjoying walks in the countryside at the moment so you might have noticed Elderflowers growing in abundance. Elderflowers are pretty white flowers with a light yellow pollen in the centre, often found…

CHEWY SALTED CARAMEL WHITE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Cookies loinBaked Cookies If you're hosting a birthday party or just have the desire to have a sneaky snack, these chewy, crispy and delicious salted caramel cookies are so easy to make. This mouth watering cookie recipe is like a taste of heaven! Salted Caramel White Chocolate Chip Cookies are a combination of sweet and…

MOIST AND EASY CARROT CAKE RECIPE

TO START WITH... Carrot cake has a long controversial history. Some say it appeared in the Middle Ages in Europe to substitute sugar for carrots because sugar was expensive. Others say carrot cake was first baked in the 1900's when luxury ingredients were rationed during both World wars. Indeed, carrots were used as an agent…

TARTIFLETTE, THE TRADITIONAL RECIPE

REBLOCHON, POTATO, LARDONS, ONIONS FACT It always break my heart when I see on a kitchen recipe website that a simple recipe cooked with love in the past, has been modified for generating traffic on Instagram or Facebook. A basic example is the Tartiflette. I went through a few recipes on the web and this…

DATES, RASPBERRY LEAF TEA AND CHOCOLATE ENERGY BALLS

Cacao powder and coconut dates balls. INTRODUCTION I have been away for a few weeks from my blog as I have started a new position as Head of Food for a company based in London. Also, in the coming weeks, a new addition will be joining our family, hopefully, a future new talent in the…