Anyone who knows me well knows that when I get stressed out, I bake. And so yesterday, the day before my first exam, the urge struck me and I suddenly just had to make these Choc Banana Muffins.
I've decided to call these 'Triple Threat' lemon cupcakes because as far as I'm concerned, they possess the three elements required to create a perfect cupcake. Beautiful spongey cake with flecks of fresh lemon zest dotted inside, filled with a tart lemon curd surprise, and topped with a sweet lemony cream cheese frosting...these cupcakes are a real game changer.
Not only is this cinnamon roll definitely one of the Top 10 Most Delicious Things I've Ever Eaten, it's really fun to make too! I felt like a kid again getting my hands gooey kneading the dough and spreading thick layers of sugary cinnamon butter. The best part was definitely rolling the dough up layer after layer.
This recipe has been on the back-burner for a while now and I'm so happy that I finally have a chance to share it with you. My inspiration for this dessert came to me as I was dreaming about my gran's apple crumble. I used to have this a lot when I was still in primary … Continue reading Homemade Apple Crisp Pie
I've been trying really hard to eat a little better this week and for me that basically means I've been trying to cut out as much refined sugar as I possibly can. However, I am only human and have a massive sweet tooth, so it comes as no surprise that on the very first day of trying to be healthy I found myself standing inside my pantry trying to figure out if I could make something chocolate.
So, I decided to start my week off right - with a nice long walk in the fresh air and sunshine, and a tasty smoothie bowl to refuel.
Last week Sunday I had the great honour of attending a fundraiser lunch in Drummond where chef Charlie Lakin had prepared the food on menu...
Some of the greatest things on earth come from the humble potato. Think about it...Vodka, fries, potato chips (or 'crisps'), and my personal favourite: gnocchi. For those of you who are in the dark, gnocchi is an Italian dish and is basically small dumplings made from potatoes, flour, and eggs. It sounds simple and that's … Continue reading Homemade Gnocchi Two-Ways
One of my favourite things to do during the holidays is to take a drive through the Midlands, exploring the various shops and restaurants along the way...
Getting crunchies in my lunchbox as a kid was one of the great joys of my young life. I remember those two little squares of pure ecstasy, so carefully wrapped in wax paper by my mother, and the huge smile that would spread across my face when I discovered them in the snack compartment of … Continue reading The Best Chocolate Crunchies EVER.