Grapefruit Drizzle Cake

I said I had grapefruit on the brain lately and this drizzle cake was another product of that obsession. I love lemon drizzle cake so I decided to try a grapefruit version. I also candied a few slices of blood orange to use for decoration, using the same recipe as I used at Christmas time. […]

Mulled Wine

Every year I like to get my friends together for a crafting night where we make Christmas decorations together and decorate cookies. This year it was a more low-key affair and we skipped the cookies but I did make mulled wine for us to share while we chatted and crafted. Mulled wine is that perfect […]

Candied Peel

It may seem a bit early to be preparing for Christmas but actually, many traditional British recipes were historically prepared months in advance, and doing so really helps the flavors to develop over time (especially when you add more brandy to them every 2 weeks!) It’s also really nice to get a few things out […]

Citrus Avocado Salad

I’ve never really been much of a salad fan but, since moving to California, I’ve started to appreciate that salads vary enormously so I’ve recently started experimenting with different ideas. I threw this one together the other day and really enjoyed it, so I thought I’d share. Here are the ingredients: Avocado Orange slices Rocket/Arugula […]