Banana Bread

  Tempting as it is, don’t throw away over-ripe bananas that look really dodgy, they make the ideal ingredient for banana bread!  Truly, the darker and squishy, the better, perfect for a dense yet really moist cake (yes I know everyone hates that word, but I can’t think of a more appropriate word to describe…

Tomato Ketchup

Most of my cooking is done to taste and generally just made up as I go along (I’m really terrible at following recipes), and as with many of my recipes this one again boils down to personal preference.  Some of you may prefer a sweeter ketchup whilst others like it spicier, be adventurous and add…

Hazelnut Nougat Bars

These hazelnut nougat bars are inspired by Nux bars which were one of my favourite childhood treats.  As a family, we would eat them by the box full when we travelled on holiday to Amsterdam.  I don’t even know if they are still available anymore, as I have not had or seen one for years.…

Nut Free Bliss Balls

Once again, I am on a mission to try and create recipes that are compliant with most UK school nut-free rules.  Bliss balls, amazeballs, whatever you call them balls are just the best thing for lunch boxes, because they are not only seriously yummy, super easy to make AND healthy…triple winner! I did have some…

Choc Chip Donuts

I distinctly remember the last time I had a donut, it was about two years ago, and it was in a moment of weakness whilst shopping.  I eyed the baking section during a shopping spree and saw a big, fat, plump jam donut (my absolute favourite) and figured it would be okay to indulge in,…