Whilst wandering through one of the Chinese supermarkets in Birmingham, I noticed tins of jackfruit on the shelf, both in syrup and in brine. Curious, I decided to buy a tin of the jackfruit in brine as an experiment. After many attempts, we managed to come up with a decent recipe for it – vegan ‘pulled … More Vegan ‘Pulled Pork’ recipe
Having been suddenly quite busy, there has been little time for baking, so I’m glad to finally get back in the kitchen and become reacquainted with the oven. This delicious and unusual dessert sounds hard and fancy, but it really isn’t and is easy peasy! Having only four (or five) ingredients, it’s even gluten-free too! … More Chocolate Soufflé Cheesecake Recipe
Chocolate and strawberries has always been a win win combination and chocolate cake is always an amazing thing, so why not combine them both! If you’re after something slightly different, you can add in a few teaspoons of coffee for an added flavour! This recipe can be made in a normal cake tin, cupcake cases or … More Chocolate and Strawberry Loaf Recipe
With the height of summer nearing its completion, and autumn rolling back around, now is the perfect time to pick gooseberries (as well as many other fruits!) so we thought we’d play about and we’ve come up with this recipe. As many people we spoke to, the general consensus is that most of them have … More Strawberry and gooseberry almond cake recipe!
Having tried the Jewish apple cake at York’s Bakery, and having found this adorable bundlette pan, I thought it was the perfect time to try to recreate the delicious apple cake! While I normally don’t use oil to bake with, I just prefer the flavour that butter gives, the oil gives the cake such a … More Caramel Apple Bundlette Recipe!
We managed to recreate the ever so delicious Tårta chokladkrokant form Ikea (torte with Daim pieces on top), and whats great about this cake is that theres no flour so it’s gluten-free! Ingredients: For the layers: 4 egg whites 120g caster sugar 250g almonds For the filling: 4 egg yolks 80g caster sugar 100ml double cream 150g butter A few … More Chocolate & Almond Torte Recipe!
Having seen decorated swiss roll cakes online, many of them being decorated with Hello Kitty’s face, we wondered how easy was it to recreate it at home. After quite a bit of experimenting, and failed attempts, we finally managed to create a swiss roll with a pattern which was really cute! As well as making them … More Individual Patterned Swiss Roll Recipe!
Since we had “ripe” bananas lying about the house, we decided to make use of them and bake some treats for us and some friends (with the second recipe up here!). Makes 12 cupcakes Preparation time ~15 minutes Cook Time ~25 minutes Ingredients: 120g of gluten-free self-raising flour (which can of course … More Gluten-Free Blueberry and Banana Cupcake Recipe!
We woke up with a craving for lemon meringue in some form and so we came up with the idea of making individual lemon meringue pies. They are really fun to make and I think they would make a cute gift! Ingredients: Makes ~18 servings Preparation time ~ 40 minutes Cook time ~ 30 minutes For the … More Individual Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe!
Having grown up in a household in which this was a semi-regular(ish) dish, hearing that she had only ever tried the Lidl version of it, I knew I had to make her some. Essentially, pierogi are little dumplings, similar to gyoza, filled with a lovely creamy potato-y inside which fills you up quite quickly.Initially, the … More Pierogi (Cheese and onion potato dumplings) recipe!