• 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…

  • Recipe,  savoury

    Cheese Straws

    Cheese Straws   This recipe is so easy and so yummy and considering how much I love cheese straws I am astounded I have reached the age of 29 (I’m not going to be able to say that for many more weeks) without ever making them. Also; is anyone else really upset by the fact that Cooplands have stopped selling their beautiful gooey little cheese straws and replaced them for big horrible dry ones?   Anyway… This week was ‘pastry week’ on The Great British Bake Off and as this dawned on me whilst sat at my desk with no time to bake the extravagant pie I had imagined, my…

  • Blog,  Recipe,  sweet

    Fool-proof Banana Bread

    Yummy moist holiday inspired banana bread!   This just HAD to be my first recipe. This is my fool-proof go-to-never-fails-everyone-loves-it cake. It may not be the biggest most beautiful eye catching cake but trust me, what it lacks in appearance it more than makes up for in taste. It will also be the only recipe you find on here that is measured in cups. I avoid ‘cups’ recipes because they often fail for me, i think because it just isn’t an accurate measurement and i’m too carefree when baking this way! Scroll down for the recipe. This past year, I spent most of my school holidays in Malta with my…