Apple, Walnut & Spice Tea Loaf

This loaf makes a lovely breakfast slice, especially when warmed slightly and spread with butter and/ or jam. It’s not an overly sweet cake (despite the large amount of sugar!) and the spices are a gentle echo to the apple. … Continue reading

Butterscotch Praline White Chocolate Biscotti

I like the classy ease of having a jar of homemade biscotti in the kitchen. It makes me feel European and sophisticated, like my favourite Italians, hee hee. On mornings when I am dashing out the door, it’s lovely being … Continue reading

Cranberry & Macadamia Biscuits

These are the most satisfying of treats to complement a cup of tea or coffee. The original recipe used pistachios, and I’m sure the combination of the pale green-gold pistachios and dark red berries would be beautiful if you wished … Continue reading

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

  These dark beauties are a great after-dinner biscotti. I kept them small so they are the perfect size for dunking into an espresso. The dark chocolate chunks and the slight bittersweet tang of the almonds is a great accompaniment … Continue reading

Leek, Goat’s Cheese, Walnut & Lemon Tart

  This is one of the easiest and yet most successful puff pastry tarts I have ever made and eaten. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. The combination of velvety goat’s cheese and rich walnuts is … Continue reading