Sweet treats

Strawberry poptarts
Recipes, Sweet treats

Strawberry poptarts

I always loved pop tarts with their crispy exterior and soft sweet centres…. I decided to try and make some over the weekend and the results were amazing and it was really simple to make. They are not as sweet as the commercial alternatives which I prefer but they tend […]

Eton mess
Recipes, Sweet treats

Eton mess

I have tried to keep the meringue recipes simple this week since my expertise in meringue making is limited and with busy lifestyles no one wants lengthy recipes. To speed up this recipe further store bought meringues can be used and just crushed and added. I usually keep my sweet […]

Kisses
Recipes, Sweet treats

Meringue kisses

My greatest weakness in cooking has always been meringues… not for taste just I could never cook them right, either they go brown or they flatten in the oven or they just wont go crisp. So I set myself a challenge for the last few weeks to resolve this, yes […]

Breakfast Bars
Recipes, Sweet treats

Breakfast bars

This week the posts will be focused on the Raw food theory. This theory is based on food which is not cooked allowing it to maintain a higher nutritional value. I have kept the recipes simple and quick to make and they are best prepared the night before to allow […]

Orange polenta cake
Recipes, Sweet treats

Orange polenta cake

This orange polenta cake is so light and tasty. I made these into mini cakes so I could totally gorge on one little cake by myself and not feel too guilty. They are delicious served on their own or with some pistachio nut ice-cream. A perfect treat at the weekend […]

Hot cross buns
Recipes, Sweet treats

Hot cross buns

This week the blog will focus on traditional Easter recipes. These hot cross buns are traditional but this recipe will make about 10 buns so they can always be transformed the next day with some grilled cheese and egg on top for breakfast. I have lowered the cinnamon amount in […]