Shrove Tuesday. A day marking the traditional feast day before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Whatever… any excuse to eat pancakes! My memories of this day growing up was rushing home from school (always starving), getting out my mum’s old griddle and making pancakes with my brother. I would do the mixing. We… Continue reading Sourdough pancakes
Fresh bread. I can’t think of anything better, the smell of a loaf baking in the oven and the reward of cutting off a piece of something you’ve made yourself. This is a simple recipe for a traditional Irish wheaten bread loaf which doesn’t require any fancy equipment, or waiting around for proving. My mum… Continue reading Mum’s wheaten bread
This cake uses quite a few ingredients you might not have in your cupboard but it is worth trying: full of good fats and low in sugar. Like a Nakd bar only a cake. Hurry up and pass the fork. Serves 8-10 Ingredients 200g whole almonds 100g dessicated coconut 100g stoned dates 3 eggs 150g… Continue reading Almond, coconut and date cake with rose water and cardamom
This one is bound to impress your friends. Visually stunning; set it down on the table and wait for the ‘ahhhh’. It’s also easy to make- I put it together while chatting to my guests after dinner, popped it in the oven while the mains were cleared and set it out once we were ready… Continue reading Dinner party dessert: banana tarte tatin.
I just love carrot cake. And with breakfast being the best meal of the day, why not have your cake and eat it? I’m not joking, but I honestly think these are the best pancakes I’ve ever had (ok, so I haven’t eaten a lot of pancakes I suppose…) but they are moist, fluffy, juicy… Continue reading The most amazing carrot cake pancakes.
Well if pancakes this tasty can be good for you, it might be worth getting up early for! You can just leave out the fruit of you prefer, or you can do your own variations. Try… *sliced banana and cinnamon *choc chip and strawberry *lemon zest and poppy seed *grated carrot, mixed spice, cinnamon and… Continue reading Healthy blueberry Greek yoghurt pancakes
Here are a few of my favourite things: berries and white chocolate. Mix that with some dessert waffles, bake in the oven in a creamy sugary batter and serve warm with vanilla ice-cream. Oh my word. Yum. Festive waffleberry (because I added cranberries.) Bake in the oven at 200C for30 mins: 2 packets dessert waffles… Continue reading Winter waffle berry