Halloween Ghost Biscuits

As Halloween is only a couple of days away, I thought I would be fun to make some simple spiced biscuits in the shape of ghosts! Continue reading


Spicy Parsnip Soup

My mother used to make this spicy parsnip soup quite often and I always absolutely loved it. It had been a couple of years since she last made it, so I decided to give it a go, and it was just as delicious as I remembered it being! It’s perfect for this time of year as the days get colder and winter creeps closer. Continue reading

Chelsea Buns

I love Chelsea buns. My family loves them too. My dad has jokingly banned my family from calling them “Chelsea” buns; something to do with football club rivalries between Chelsea and Arsenal… But that hasn’t stopped him tucking into many a bun! Continue reading


Ceylon Tea Shortbread

Our kitchen seems to breed tea. The cupboards are full of it. We never seem to get through it all by just drinking it, so I decided to try experimenting with tea in some baking. I was pleased to discover that Ceylon Tea works perfectly well in shortbread biscuits! Continue reading


Georgian Baked Apples

It’s the first day of October and definitely time for some autumnal food! And what better food than apples? My family have been eating baked apples as a desert throughout autumn, winter and into the spring for many years and I thought it would be interesting to compare our baked apples with those I found in a cookbook from the Georgian period and create my own version. Continue reading