• Aldi Easter Tart
  • Raspberry Macaron Shortbread


Recipe Video – Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet really is a delicious cake and  a great treat for anytime of the year. For a more festive version, try printing off more Christmas looking tree templates for piping, then decorating them with anything from dried cranberries and pistachios to edible metallic balls to look like baubles. Just make sure you add your decorations before the chocolate as set so they will stick. Another quick [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|news, video|

Halloween Treats in the ‘Taste Kitchen’ with Aldi

I had great fun this Halloween coming up with recipes for a spooky themed appearance in the Aldi Taste Kitchen. On set with the very lovely Helen Brumby, we talked through my Halloween recipes for meringue ghosts and vanilla and salted caramel candy apples. Despite Halloween having passed the recipes work well for Bonfire Night too, toffee apples are a must and try folding though a little cinnamon [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|news, video|

The Telegraph – Fancy a cup of something a little different?

A piece I wrote for The Telegraph recently about the rise of rare and unusual coffees on the market today 🙂 Coffee-shop culture – and in particular the rise of the artisan coffee shop – has raised awareness of unusual premium blends. Keen to replicate this experience at home, coffee fans are increasingly willing to spend more on higher quality products. So as the gap [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|features, news|

Brides Magazine

A few months ago I was asked to make a some treats for a shoot for Brides Magazine. The theme was a secret garden wedding with pastels and flowers and having just bought a Nordicware bundt tin that I was dying to try out, it was the perfect excuse to try out some pastel coloured bundt cakes. I made both the classic shape and roses and then dipped [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|news, press|

The Telegraph – Top 10 coffee accessories

A little piece on the 'Top 10 coffee accessories' out there for enthusiasts of a good brew that I wrote for The Telegraph's coffee loves guide... With coffee shop culture a firm staple of British life, it’s no surprise coffee has its own annual day of celebration, although for most it’s International Coffee Day every day with one in three of us purchasing a cup at least [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|features, news|