Pumpkin Pie Tarts – to share or eat all by yourself

It’s still pumpkin season, so let’s make pumpkin pie tarts. Just as good as a big pumpkin pie, but a little more pastry to filling ratio! These sweet little tarts are a big dessert for one person (or maybe not!) or nice to share with a special someone after a big dinner. Easy to handle pastry The pastry for these […]

Tomato and Egg Tart (or you can call it Quiche)

Quiche has had a bad rap over the years, but there’s also been a lot of less than great quiche put on plates. This one (which is really just an Tomato and Egg Tart) that I’m going to share with you today has a lot going for it. Firstly, it’s eye catching! The addition of cherry tomatoes still on the […]

No-Knead Overnight Sourdough Update

I wanted to share a tiny revelation I had when baking this bread. The recipe itself has not changed so please take a look at the original post. This post is a sourdough update that will make a difference to your baking experience. What has changed is how I use the cast iron pot. Literally, turned things upside down! I […]

Lemon Pistachio Biscotti – with extra lemon, twice!

Lemon biscotti are delicious, add pistachios and even better! But, since I love lemon so much, I decided to up the game and add even more lemon, and then I did it twice. These lemon pistachio biscotti have grated lemon rind and diced candied lemon peel with a tangy lemon icing! Wow, that’s a lot of lemon, but oh my, […]

Easy Baked Chocolate Doughnuts – just in time for dinner.

I love doughnuts! All of them really … but chocolate doughnuts are my favourite. I have made many different types, both baked and deep fried. A really nice thing about this recipe, no need for a mixer. Two bowls only, so minimal washing up! Easy baked chocolate doughnuts are worth your time! Soft, chocolatey and easy to make doughnuts This […]

Easy No-Knead Overnight Sourdough Bread

So, you want to bake sourdough bread that looks and tastes like it came from an Artisanal bakery? Well, you basically can. Planning and a cast iron pot are the two things you need. Oh, of course, your sourdough starter too! If you made one for the Sourdough English Muffins and stashed it in the back of the fridge, now’s […]

Lemon Mousse Tartlets for a bright tasting and easy dessert!

I love lemon desserts – actually, I think lemons are just great in general – you may have noticed the theme! Anyway, seeing a bag of Meyer lemons in the store always gets me thinking of a new lemon dessert. Even better than a lemon dessert? A creamy lemon dessert! There’s just something so special about tart, creamy and sweet […]

Easy Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

There are a lot of recipes out there for carrot cake. Here’s mine! It’s fairly simple, has just a few ingredients and bakes up either in a loaf tin, or a larger, shallower tray-bake type pan. Basically a single layer cake with yummy cream cheese frosting. Little marzipan carrots are truly optional. If this is a special occasion, like Easter […]