Fantasy Drip Cake

There is a craze of everything ‘fantasy’ or ‘unicorn’ at the moment; milkshakes, cupcakes, frappes etc. More often than not, the item does not include anything actually unicorn related, but has more of a pastel fantasy colour scheme. This is where I was going with this cake. It’s my sister’s birthday and I like to…

eggnog fudge truffles

Eggnog Fudge Truffles

This recipe was originally developed to go in my 2015 Christmas Edible Gift hamper. This one was a new fudge flavour for me. I figured that since Eggnog is largely cream, one of the main components of fudge, that it would work very well. It did. Using ready made eggnog is easier, but you can…

The Walking Bread

The Walking Bread – coming soon!

Ladies and Gents, as those who know me personally will attest, I am a HUGE fan of The Walking Dead. I am also a fan of bread, so imagine my delight and wonder when I heard about the forthcoming book from the same people that brought you Baking Bad and Game of Scones – THE…

dragon cake

Dragon Cake

I took a cake to my mum last weekend, as it was her birthday. Last year, I made her one with a Welsh dragon on to celebrate her heritage, and this year I decided to stick with the same theme. My mother has liked dragons for as long as I can remember. She has 100s…

Valentine’s Day Cookies

You all know I enjoy icing cookies, right? Well, there was a couple of techniques that I have seen a few times on the gazillion cookie Facebook pages I follow that I have been dying for an excuse to try. As no one has specifically asked for them, I decided to make some cookies just…

handmade gifts from the kitchen

Review: Handmade Gifts From The Kitchen by Alison Walker

I was very excited to get an opportunity to review this book. For a few years now, I have handmade Christmas gifts for friends and family, so this was a book after my own heart. Alison Walker is the Food & Drink editor for Country Living Magazine. In her introduction, she extols the virtues of…