Gluten Free Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes (and a video!)

Gluten Free Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes

If my hands, stained reddish purple from pitting cherries and streaked with Swiss meringue buttercream appear shaky, it is because I don’t own a tripod. As I picked up each one of these almond rice flour cupcakes and smeared vanilla cherry buttercream on top, I kept an ever watchful eye on my camera, perched precariously… 

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Rhubarb Cherry Ginger Crumble Pie

Rhubarb Cherry Ginger Crumble Pie

Baby don’t you cry Gonna make a pie Gonna make a pie with a heart in the middle Baby don’t be blue Gonna make for you Gonna make a pie with a heart in the middle. Gonna be a pie from heaven above Gonna be filled with strawberry love Baby don’t you cry Gonna make… 

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A Spanish Adventure in Frigiliana, Nerja and Malaga (and a video!)

A SPANISH ADVENTURE IN FRIGILIANA, NERJA AND MALAGA

There was this moment, sitting taller than I had ever felt on the back of my horse Nina that could only be described as complete happiness. We had gently trekked on dusty, stone covered roads with a sheer drop on one side for around an hour, horses testing my heart rate as they nibbled on… 

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A Macaron Afternoon Tea, Cocktails and Why I Love My Mam

A Macaron Afternoon Tea, Cocktails and Why I Love My Mam

  Around 12 hours after my Mam and I enjoyed this afternoon tea, we awoke to sunlight peering below the bottom of my bedroom blind and a tinny alarm on an iPhone ringing out 5am. We got dressed, I made a flask of tea and poured myself a tiny amount of coffee then we set… 

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Blueberry Lavender Lemon Naked Layer Cake

Blueberry Lavender Lemon Naked Layer Cake

I’ve neglected my cake pans for too long. Curled up circles of baking parchment haven’t sat waiting to be smoothed onto the bottom of a tin with a smear of butter in some time. I haven’t scraped the sides of my metal mixing bowl clean with one wipe of my spatula, or dropped cake batter… 

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Giant Peanut Butter Oreo, Dark Chocolate and Marshmallow Cereal Stuffed Cookies

Giant Peanut Butter Oreo, Dark Chocolate and Marshmallow Cereal Stuffed Cookies

Dear New York What is it about you that intrigues me so much? Is it yellow streaks of taxis and crammed sidewalks and the abruptness of walk/don’t walk? Is it the tall buildings and skyscrapers from which to look out from observation decks, only to find a bright green postage stamp of grass in the… 

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White Chocolate Marshmallow Crispy Treats

White Chocolate Marshmallow Crispy Treats

Rice crispy treats are so easy, I thought to myself early on Saturday morning. The kettle was humming away to make my second coffee of the day as I stood dressed in a borrowed iPad tshirt and PJ shorts, scribbling down ingredient measurements and adjusting the blinds so that morning light saturated the living room…. 

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