Almond, Pear and Red Wine Cake

I have been away in Spain for the last few weeks and inspired by the almond trees that were in blossom I thought it might be nice to create an almond based recipe with a few other ingredients that were on hand.  Whilst this recipe is not vegan, i think that it could easily be [...]

The Day After the Night Before: Brunch

  I went to bed really late last night and I have had a very physically busy week so when I finally awoke from my sleepy haze I was ready for something substantial to eat.  Not technically a day that would normally involve a lazy brunch, but I thought that I would treat myself and [...]

Queen of hearts made a tart on a gloomy summers day

I hate to start the post with a bit of a moan but I need to vent.  I need to tell someone how I feel…ok so here it is: I am truly fed up with the lack of summer that we are currently experiencing.  I remember in years gone by when summers would start in [...]

Caribbean Chocolate Brownie Cake

Caribbean Chocolate Brownie Cake Ingredients 2 large organic eggs beaten half cup of light organic olive oil juice of 1 organic orange 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract 1 tablespoon rum (optional) 200 grms organic ground almonds scant half of a cup of organic cocoa (I really like to use Green and Black’s) half cup xylitol [...]