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bunny biccies | cut out butter biscuits

Friends often say to me:

“How do you cook with the kids all the time”?
“They make so much mess”!
“They get in to absolutely everything”. 1,007 more words


raspberry + banana cake

“Yuck!” Charlotte pipes up as she watches me peel the severely overripe, browned (ok, more like blackened) bananas for this cake.

If you’re anything like me, you’ll often have fruit left in the fruit bowl that has gone a little past its use by date. 752 more words


homemade crumpets

You’re standing at the Woolies checkout; glancing over at Harry and Meghan on the cover of some glossy magazine, and your eyes land on a packet of crumpets piled up high on the “impulse buy” stand. 657 more words

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pancakes with vanilla cream

This recipe was on my “to-do” list for a long time already. I found it on a German website.  It is ideal for a cold winter afternoon to keep a warm feeling. 249 more words


pears poached in cinnamon + vanilla + saffron

Are you lucky enough to have a surplus of pears growing on a fruit tree in your garden? I’m not.. but Corks’ Aunty, Ingrid is and some of these little beauties have made their way in to my fruit bowl. 640 more words


lemon + sugar crepes

The girls and I love making (and eating) crepes on Monday mornings. What better way to start the week. I love them with lemon and sugar and years of practice have meant that I can get them paper thin. 508 more words


friends for dinner | two nut torte with raspberry coulis

The perfect end to our Italian dinner party, this recipe is based on Jamie Oliver’s two nut torte from The Naked Chef. I have added fresh raspberries and my raspberry coulis that I usually make with my Eton mess cups at our annual Christmas party.  426 more words