Gingerbread Cottage Cupcakes

Two weeks today and I’ll be basting the turkey, criss-crossing the sprouts, and getting drunk on festive spirit at the first ever hosted Christmas in our new house. I’m giddy in anticipation but need to be escorted away from my credit card and every Christmas Homeware department pronto – I’m out of control. Technically it’s an investment as we’ll be using it all for years to come, but we all know I’ll be “refreshing” with new themes next year as “Nordic Hygge” is going to be so 2016. Gingerbread houses have adorned my Instagram and Pinterest feed over these leading weeks and I’m completely obsessed, so instead… View Post

Christmas Pudding Cookies with Foodie Flavours

So here we are, it’s 35 days till Christmas and I’ve been waiting patiently for over a week to get these out to you. The start of November may seem like a little early to be Christmas baking and while photographing these in my Kitchen liam did quite literally say “bit early for this isn’t it”, but each year Christmas literally creeps up on before I’ve had chance to pack away the decorations from the year previous so I had to give myself a head start this year. If I had any more patience I may have been able to… View Post

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread

If you’re ever in need of brightening up somebody’s week, bring them this loaf of banana bread. This Sunday I baked a Nutella Swirl Banana bread, for no reason other than the fact I had 6 over ripe bananas wasting on my kitchen side and I had that baking urge. I posted a photo on my social pages and got quite possibly my biggest response to a bake. I totally understand why though, it’s one of those magical bakes which even the most amateur baker can whip up so I’m not surprised to hear it has become popular in cuisines all over the world. This couldn’t… View Post