Exploring Life, Recipes

My Almost Spring Biscuit – Lemon and Jam Thumbprint Biscuits

There is something about jammy biscuits that really can cheer you up after a long day, or just make everything seem more luxurious - even though jam can be extremely cheap. I have made jam thumbprint cookies since I was about young and they are a great alternative to jam tarts when you can't be… Continue reading My Almost Spring Biscuit – Lemon and Jam Thumbprint Biscuits

Exploring Life, Recipes

Sprouts aren’t Just for Christmas, they’re for brunch too!

My dad can cook sprouts like a boss, he’s a professional chef so I suppose thats to be expected. When I went home for Christmas we ate a lot of them and not just for Christmas dinner; I realised how versatile and under rated the poor little vegetable is.  When I came back to Coventry… Continue reading Sprouts aren’t Just for Christmas, they’re for brunch too!

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Finding Some Comfort | Primary School Cake

I have fond memories of getting a huge slab of cake with pink icing and colourful sprinkles. Usually accompanied by custard all for less than £1.50. It was a cake that when I was at school was a real comfort, so when they redecorated the canteen and they stopped selling it I was heart broken.… Continue reading Finding Some Comfort | Primary School Cake

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Breakfasts on the go | Cheese and Bacon Scones

Everyone has established i'm a bit of a baking fanatic, if you haven't figured that out I'm a little worried.... So i have been so busy in the last few weeks, med school really has been taking its toll. So i've really begun focusing on baking items that can make my life easier and make… Continue reading Breakfasts on the go | Cheese and Bacon Scones

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Mixers and Madness: Chocolate Marble Cake Bars

The recipes are back! It's been a long time since I last posted a recipe, mainly because I have been super busy with medical school and the amount of baking I'd been doing has dramatically reduced... until now! My lovely parents gifted me with a beautiful KitchenAid Stand Mixer for Xmas. I am in love… Continue reading Mixers and Madness: Chocolate Marble Cake Bars

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Who said SuperNoodles can’t be Gourmet? | Student Chicken Noodle Broth

I love cooking, especially now i am in my student house. I have plenty more freedom in deciding what i eat, when i eat and how healthy i want to be. I won't deny that the week i moved in involved me baking up a storm to get over my fears for starting medical school.… Continue reading Who said SuperNoodles can’t be Gourmet? | Student Chicken Noodle Broth

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You always need to have biscuits | Caramelised Chocolate Cookies

Having successfully moved into university, i am now enjoying the freedom of a kitchen more or less to myself. I am loving planning my meals over a few days and cooking so gorgeous food, i am hoping to start sharing them with you over the next few weeks. This cookie recipe is something i have… Continue reading You always need to have biscuits | Caramelised Chocolate Cookies

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Autumn Baking Begins | Chocolate and Blood Orange Tea Loaf

I think it can officially be said that it is now autumn, the darkening evenings, the colder weather and the leaves starting to fall off the trees is a perfect sign. As the seasons change, the type of baking changes; i begin to favour dark and heavier flavours over the lighter cakes. This Chocolate and… Continue reading Autumn Baking Begins | Chocolate and Blood Orange Tea Loaf

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Making Peas Taste Great Again! – Pea, Lemon and Vanilla Cake

We are naturally healthier during the summer, the heat and the sunshine makes us much happier to eat salads and fruits in abundance. During one of the hottest days last week i was looking into cakes that contained vegetables. I always want to eat healthier, but when you have a baking obsession that you have… Continue reading Making Peas Taste Great Again! – Pea, Lemon and Vanilla Cake

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Glittering Gold: Vanilla Cupcakes

There is nothing worse then waking up with no money and no food in the house. This cinnamon cookie recipe was created from the bare basics in my cupboard and decorated with  a lemon drizzle and a little honey as it was what was in my kitchen.