Drinks and nibbles at The Adamson

When you plan a girls’ weekend, cocktails and nibbles should be a fundamental part of the itinerary, am I right? When we decided we were going to St Andrews, I knew we had to stop at The Adamson for pre-dinner cocktails – having eaten there before, I knew the girls would love the low-key party… View Post

Yoghurt cake

When I saw this recipe in Nigella Lawson’s cookbook, Nigelissima, I knew I had to try it out – neat little slices had been photographed alongside espressos and I fell for the idea of a bite size piece of cake with my mid-morning coffee… the trouble is, they’re just a bit too easy to pick… View Post

Dairy free banana bread for Kittie

If you follow me or read my blog, you might already know that Kittie, my 20-month old, has an intolerance of cow’s milk. We discovered this when she was four months – she had been breastfed for her first month of life, and thereafter was on regular formula. During this time, for around three months,… View Post

Chocolate olive oil cake

I love chocolate, so it makes sense that I also love chocolate cake. I’d say it’s my favourite cake going, but it has to be just right – not too sticky, not too dry; not too gooey, not too crumbly. It has to be light enough to enjoy with a cuppa when I don’t want… View Post

Spicy tomato soup

When this spicy tomato soup featured on my Instagram Story over 90% of followers wanted me to share the recipe – so here it is! This is from Home Cooking Made Easy by Lorraine Pascale which I use a lot because her recipes are created with simple ingredients, most of which you probably already have… View Post