• Christmas,  Pastry,  Recipe,  savoury,  sweet,  Uncategorized

    Mince Pies

    First things first… MERRY CHRISTMAS! I blummin love saying that, Christmas is my favourite time of year and I am one of those annoying people who get way too excited way too early. I do however resist putting my decorations up too early. Anyways, the supermarkets at this time of year are adorned with such lovely treats and it’s so tempting to keep picking things up especially when they are usually on offer. But when i say there are some things that are worth making yourself, i mean it when I say this recipe is one of those things! I often look at recipes and think ‘is that going to…

  • Pastry,  sweet,  Vegan

    Vegan Chocolate Tart – GBBO Vegan Week

    Let’s talk about vegan week.   It caused quite a stir didn’t it? Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll know The Great British Bake Off is on TV at the minute and last week was ‘vegan week’. It seemed to really split viewers right down the middle. Some were ecstatic that the show was highlighting a trend that is becoming increasingly more popular, and others thought the whole thing was ridiculous.    I won’t beat around the bush, I’m not vegan and have no intention of being so. A bit like the time my mate at school tried to get me to go vegetarian. I agreed and lasted…