Celeriac Brownies

Celeriac Brownies

I was inspired to try this combination when I came across a few chefs on Instagram playing around with celeriac in sweet recipes or cooked in a sweet-savoury way. Gill Meller's celeriac fudge ice cream was weird and intriguing to me, and then I came across someone using combining celeriac with frangipane (unfortunately I can't [...]

Pear and Cardamom Cake

Pear and Cardamom Cake

For me, this winter is going to be a time to cultivate a deeper appreciation of the small things, especially home comforts and the occasional treat. During the recent lockdown, and really since the first lockdown in March, we have made it a tradition to go for a walk on a Saturday to our local [...]

Nasturtium Scones

Nasturtium Scones

Whenever I see a bed of tumbling nasturtiums it always makes me think of the beautiful hobbit gardens in the Lord of the Rings films - is that just me? There are countless varieties of nasturtium from deep reds, through tangerine oranges, to soft yellows. At some point I want to grow all of them! [...]

Blackberry & Lavender Madeleines

Blackberry & Lavender Madeleines

Today is the last day of my Instagram virtual holiday with a French theme, and is there anything more quintessentially French than the madeleine? These tiny, shell-shaped cakes with their plump little bellies are the perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee or tea. The inspiration for this recipe was the combination of blackberry and [...]