Smartie Cookies

Smartie Cookies

As a child, I had the inside scoop on the newest and most exciting additions to the school dinner menu. I knew which days ice-burned blocks of ice cream would be forced into square sugar cones as a treat. If you were last in line on burger day, you knew you’d be forced to carry… 

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Gingerbread Polar Bears

Gingerbread Polar Bears

Much like a magpie, pretty shiny things capture my attention with a silly amount of ease. Shamefully, festive-themed coffee cups, pajamas dotted with reindeer and candles scented with cinnamon, ginger and winter berry end up in my arms quicker than you can say “a toffee nut latte please”. I think that’s probably why I love… 

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Salted Pistachio and Dark Chocolate Digestives

Salted Pistachio and Dark Chocolate Digestives

Does anyone really reach for the Digestive when presented with a biscuit tin? Not the chocolate covered, or the dark chocolate covered or even the caramel-then-chocolate covered Digestives, but the plain old ‘hello I’m an average biscuit’ Digestive. Not as weak as the Rich Tea but not as sturdy as a Hob Nob, a Digestive… 

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Raspberry and White Chocolate Cookies

Raspberry and White Chocolate Cookies

There is a paper bag. A hand opens it up, pursed like a pair of lips that seem eager to devour the delicious contents it is about to be filled with. “What will it be?” Hands are pressed against the faux-glass plastic that sits between you and the cookies. Scanning your eyes across the flavours,… 

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