Banana bread began appearing in cookbooks in the 1930s, popularised by resourceful housewives of the Great Depression keen not to waste their over-ripe bananas. Today, they are still the most popular snacking fruit and a slice of banana bread with its low GI is an ideal choice if you fancy a slow-release pick-me-up that won’t [...]
Summer's coming!! Alright, by that I mean I've put the thermal socks away - a reason to celebrate surely? And, what better way than treating yourself to a pavlova with all the suggestions of summer; roasted rhubarb, vanilla, strawberries and passion fruit cream... There's something rather old-school about a pavlova, it's not exactly the hippest of desserts and if [...]
Very happy that my patisserie trees have been chosen to appear in 'The Art of Eating In' feature in this months Elle Decoration. Out now!
Several years ago, with arms and mouths open wide, London entered what has become a lingering embrace with the artisan doughnut. It’s not hard to fathom why this movement has been so happily adopted. Gone are the old greasy dough balls and in are the delectable doughnuts with inventive fillings and fashionable toppings that I [...]