No Knead Seeded Spelt Bread

To be a successful baker we must be mindful, fully focused on the task in hand, ignoring all other distractions. We need to approach the recipe with a ‘beginners mind’ without assuming things will go totally to plan. Many variables can affect the outcome of a recipe, you may be using a new oven therefore…

Tear & Share Garlic & Herb Loaf

It’s bread week on the Great British Bake Off – which just so happens to be my favourite week. In a double twist of fate the stars have aligned for me this week as my husband who won’t watch the bake off, also happens to be out for the evening, so I’ll actually get to…

Bacon, Sausage & Egg Breakfast Rolls

Made with only a handful of ingredients these delicious breakfast rolls are sure to become your new favourite brunch food! I first made these rolls a couple of years ago, I’d been to a restaurant who had the most delicious bread rolls studded with crispy bacon and I’d fallen in love at first bite. I’d…

Homemade Burgers & Garlic Butter Buns

Burgers are great when feeding a crowd, you can ask people to customise their burgers as they please, try adding extras like crispy bacon, sliced avocado, sautéed mushrooms or a fried egg. It’s a really fun recipe for a Friday or Saturday night, you can prep all the toppings and the patties then cook to…

Ultimate Cheese Toastie

I like Tuesdays because I have hypnotherapy. A treatment that I have found to be an incredibly valuable tool for managing my anxiety. I wont lie, I was a little dubious before my first session, it was actually my partner that encouraged me to try. A couple of people he knew had benefitted from a…

Homemade Pizza & Garlic Bread

When it comes to pizza, which would be my specialist subject if I was ever on mastermind, you can get technical with sourdough starters, cold fermentation and wood ovens but this is a perfectly lovely, simple and easy recipe to get you started. If you keep a well-stocked cupboard you should have all the ingredients…

Toast Toppers

Eating alone, in fact being alone, was something I really used to struggle with. I felt that if it was only me at home it wasn’t worth making any effort and I’d often let myself go without dinner. Not only was that really unhealthy it would leave me feeling hungry, frustrated and tired- especially the…

Pizza Buns

I love creating these pizza buns; not only do they taste amazing but they’re great fun to make and a good way of using up odds and ends from the fridge. If you have children they are a really fun project to make together, they can help weigh out the ingredients, scatter on the toppings…

Rosemary & Pesto Focaccia

At first the idea of homemade bread can seem a bit overwhelming. You look through a recipe and get bamboozled by the kind of flour you need, yeast, temperature of the water, If you need a sourdough starter, second mortgage, cuddly toy.  It can be enough to put anyone off. In fact I think this…