Sweet Treats

When the chill of January seeps into your bones and starts getting you down there’s nothing like a little sweet treat to perk your spirits. 1. Macarons from The French Oven in Newcastle,  2. Mr…

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Viennese Whirls

Last night I came home from work craving my pajamas, a lazy take away and a evening in front of the TV with Kris and the cats.  Those plans were scuppered by you, Sky Arts. …

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Holga for Nikon

Last week, my lovely boyfriend came home from work clutching a tiny little parcel.  Upon my inquiring on the contents he handed it over and said ‘it’s for you’.   Excitedly, and a little suspiciously,…

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Passion Fruit Curd

Passion fruit is one of my very favorite flavours and I’m always looking for new ways to include this delicious fruit in my baking.  I recently came across a recipe for passion fruit curd in…

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Red Velvet

For some reason or another red velvet cupcakes have always alluded me.  Every time I’ve tested a recipe I was faced with the exact same problem. They didn’t rise, they had hard and cracked tops…

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