Raspberry & White Chocolate Scones

Raspberry & White Chocolate Scones

  When I was a kid, there was only one kind of scone we ever ate as a family. The traditional British scone: small, round, golden, sometimes studded with fruit and often with a fluted edge. Made to be split … Continue reading

Spicy Chicken & Bean Stew

Spicy Chicken & Bean Stew

I’ve recently been getting into spicier food, thanks to my other half – The Boss – who likes his food hot. I love anything with chicken – it’s my favourite meat – and coriander is my favourite herb, so this … Continue reading

Plum & Almond Crumble Cake

Plum & Almond Crumble Cake

I love plums, but I often find that they lack flavour and take ages to ripen for eating. Cooking them into a cake or dessert seems to bring out the sweetness and tartness, plus I love any cake which uses … Continue reading

Orange Chocolate Shortbread

Shortbread is, I think, one of the best treats you can rustle up quickly when you just need that warm, crisp, light mouthful to accompany a big mug of tea or coffee.  This takes five minutes to put together and … Continue reading