Baking, Family Food

Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake

If you follow my blog or Instagram page, you will probably know I have a bit of a weakness for any bakes containing either Chocolate or Orange.  So, naturally, when I came across this recipe in Country Life Magazine a while back, I just had to make it!! Like many upside-down cakes, it has a… Continue reading Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake

Baking, Garden Produce

Courgette & Lime Cake

Sometimes you come across a cake in a shop or Tea Room that you haven't had before but you know that you've just got to make it yourself at home to see if you can reproduce it.  Well this is one of those cakes! Sinead and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea when we were… Continue reading Courgette & Lime Cake

Baking, Family Food

Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake

I'm very partial to Lemon Drizzle Cake and have posted one of my favourites on here previously.  However, I had this longing for something which included both Lemon & Lime and from that thought came up with this recipe!  Not satisfied with just having the two citrus fruits in the cake itself, I had to… Continue reading Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake

Baking, Family Food

Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

I was asked recently by my Insta friend, @winni_1978 if I had ever made this bread.  While I have been making soda bread for years (see my recipe here) at that point in time, I hadn't made it using these ingredients.  Always liking to challenge myself, I set to finding a recipe for it and… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

Baking, Family Food

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

We all know that the way to the heart of the one you love is through their stomach and so I've decided to include a recipe for Red Velvet Cake as a way of celebrating Valentine's Day for all of you love birds out there!! 🙂 I asked a friend at work for this recipe… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake