Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Icing

Let the Christmas baking begin! And just like that we are almost in December, the weather is absolutely freezing, the days are short, Christmas lights are on and I am so ready for Christmas! I am very excited about all the little Christmas recipes that I will be posting in the coming weeks, so what…

The Christmas Gift Guide Edit: gifts for the wine & cheese lover

We all have wine and cheese lovers in our life, I mean who isn’t? Is there anything better than sitting around the table after a lovely meal enjoying some cheese and some wine over a great conversation? I don’t think so. Wine and cheese remind me of Christmas, of family, friends and laughter. Cheese and…

Apple cinnamon rolls with vanilla icing

Baby, it’s cold outside As we slowly approach winter and the cold starts to set, all I want is comforting food and for some reason, this year all I want to put in it is apples. To be honest, is there a better smell than apples cooking? I don’t think so… So today I decided…

Nutella brownie cookies

Pure indulgence in your mouth! I am sure by now you have heard about brownie cookies, if there is a food hybrid that is 100% satisfactory, this would be it, I mean, it’s a brownie cookie, right?! I must say that brownie cookies as they come are absolutely perfection, but I found myself thinking, how…

Black Widow Cupcakes

I think we can officially confirm spooky season is here! I must say, I am not the biggest cupcake person in the world (that said, during some time a fiend and I went into a “find the best cupcake in London” quest), however, I really wanted to do something different and special for Halloween this…

Vanilla, Chocolate & Coffee Marbled Loaf

Did you know that if you put coffee in a loaf your life will improve significantly? It does, it science… I have been wanting to make a marbled loaf for a long time and for some reason I have been sitting on this recipe for a while, not sure why! The base recipe for this…

Apple Crumble Muffins

Autumn in your mouth Now that we are fully into October and autumn, I feel like it’s time to really start sharing and making those recipes that shout autumn and comfort and this is where we are starting! I absolutely love crumble and I love apples too so this recipe was kind of a new…

Healthy Almond & Chocolate Cookies

Because #health… So as the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder my body is asking me for lots of comfort food, so I am trying to find ways to make that comfort food just a little bit healthier. I decided to do this with cookies, because who doesn’t like a cookie?…

Lemon & Pistachio Baked Doughnuts

I wish I had known a lot sooner how quick doughnuts can be made And I am not exaggerating, it actually takes maximum 20 minutes to make these, 15 if you are quick! As I recently mentioned on a different post, I love it when a recipe is versatile, I love that you have a…

No Sugar, Apple and Blackberry Pie

Welcoming autumn the right way. It was only yesterday when I was talking about how happy I am that autumn is coming and pies are yet another reason why. I am really planning on getting creative with them this autumn and this apple and blackberry pie is just the start. Now, I know autumn doesn’t…

Lemon drizzle rolls

Sweet but yet citrusy and tangy, the perfect breakfast combination. Just carrying on with my current obsession with lemons… I love a good lemon drizzle, so I decided to mix that with some breakfast rolls and oh my god, it works! I feel like as the weather is getting colder and wetter, I am moving…

Dark Chocolate Swirl Morning Buns

These will make your morning so much better! Another week, another dough related recipe. As you you know, I am obsessed with bread and the whole process of making it and I keep trying to find different ways of playing around with it and using it, basically because anything dough-y is SO GOOD! So this…

No Bake Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Do I need to say more? Ok, so it has been one of those weeks and weekend, and I don’t mean it in a party kind of way, I mean it in a I have been working for 12 hours a day every day! So to be honest, this cheesecake is exactly what I need…

Dairy Free Cashew & Cranberry Seeded Bread

Looking for a healthier but still tasty alternative to bread? Keep reading! So I think it’s pretty clear by now how much I love bread, I think I would go as far as saying that bread is one of my favourite foods, I know it sounds ridiculous, but it’s also true. I don’t know about…

Garlic & Parmesan Focaccia

Happy first Sunday of September everyone! Although it feels a bit more summery than last Sunday as we head towards a heat wave in the UK. No complaints here… Here’s another bread related recipe, this time with 2 of my favourite things, garlic and cheese. I do love a bit of focaccia, especially on the…

Peach & ricotta upside-down cake

Let me start this recipe by saying that there is a chance this may be the last summer recipe I share (until next summer, obviously). I have very mixed feelings about this to be honest, on one hand, I am really, really struggling to let go off summer; I think this is mostly because I…

Lemon drizzle cake

Have I mentioned that lately I have been slightly obsessed with lemons? Well, here I am with another lemon recipe! I actually love lemon drizzle cake, I love the lovely crunchy and sugary top and also the acid taste of the lemon. All you need to make this cake is: lemons, greek yoghurt, vanilla extract,…

Peach crumble pie

Who said crumbles belonged to autumn? This peach crumble pie is absolutely refreshing and tastes like having a piece of sunshine in your mouth! I am currently trying to make the most out of what is left of the summer by using peaches in pretty much everything I can. I love peaches and nectarines and…

Lemon sweet buns

Well hello there! I feel like I have not been here for so long! Life has been a bit messy and hectic lately, so a break was very needed. I am now back and with many things to share, one of them being these lovely lemon buns which I am quite honestly addicted to. Lemon…

Blueberry & lemon bread

This bread is everything I like, bread and one of my favourite flavour combination, lemon and blueberry. It’s perfect as a little breakfast treat and also as a pick me up snack through the day. I honestly love experimenting with bread and dough, so I thought I would experiment with blueberry and lemon, which is…

Chocolate chunk & peanut butter cookies

These cookies combine two of my favourite things, chunky peanut butter and milk chocolate. They are soft in the middle and full of flavour, you will definitely not be able to eat just one! I have been trying to make these cookies work for so long! I know they look super simple, but for some…

Nutella brioche rolls

These small brioche rolls are super fluffy, chocolatey and make the perfect treat. I think Nutella is probably one of the gifts of life, I know I probably say that about plenty of things, but I only cook the things I love so… Anyway, I have been thinking about making these a few times and…

Wholemeal chocolate chunk loaf

This wholemeal chocolate chunk loaf is a lovely breakfast/snack idea that feels a bit less naughty than a normal chocolate loaf. It also has a reduced amount of sugar, which makes it a perfect indulgent treat! There is really nothing I love more than a loaf for my breakfast or a pick me up during…

Lemon, pistachio & almond shortbread bars

These bars are tangy and crunchy, with a top and a bottom layer of nutty shortbread and a creamy lemony middle, they are a perfect indulgent snack. Look at this little ray of sunshine in a table! I absolutely love these bars and the way your kitchen smells while you are making them… oh, so…

No bake salted caramel, chocolate & hazelnut tart

A lovely light chocolaty tart with a salted caramel layer and a hazelnut and biscuit base. That’s all. I am guilty of making this tart for 2 weekends straight and I may make it again. This is a very easy no fuss no bake tart that requires very little ingredients, although it has chocolate, since…

Lemon curd

Lemon curd is the perfect staple to add to your baking, it’s really easy to make and can be kept in the fridge for up to 10 days, all in all, the perfect staple for your baking! I am currently obsessed with “curding” things, it’s so easy to do and because it stays in the…

Salmon tacos

These lovely fresh salmon tacos are bursting with flavour and will make your taco Tuesday healthier but extremely enjoyable. I can’t start explaining how much I love tacos, I could possibly have them every day and I don’t think I would get tired of them. I used to have a friend in school who lived…

Healthy 3 ingredient pancakes

These 3 ingredient pancakes are the solution to your breakfast! They feel super indulgent but they are full of protein and goodness, which means that can be eaten as often as you want. Eat them with some extra yoghurt and some fruit for a full nutritious breakfast. I tend to find normal standard pancakes a…

Lemon & pistachio loaf

This lemon and pistachio love is lovely zesty and refreshing, it’s also very light, which makes it perfect for any time of the year. If you have been around here for long enough, you will have by now realised that I absolutely love lemon and pistachios, I am on one hand trying to explore all…

Wholemeal chocolate chip muffins

These muffins feel as indulgent as normal muffins but they are filled with goodness from oats, wholemeal flour, honey and they have very little sugar. If you follow me on Instagram you may have heard about my little adventure with these muffins this week. I initially made them with a much smaller muffin cases and…

Caramelised onion focaccia

Who doesn’t love a bit of focaccia and a bit of caramelised onion? I really think it’s one of the best combinations which goes with pretty much everything and the warm weather is making me want to have some focaccia pretty much all the time! The great thing about focaccia is that it takes very…

Salted caramel

Salted caramel is not only used in so many different desserts, in can also be eaten with some fruit as a little sweet and salty snack, so it was just a matter of time until I started making it and to be honest, if I had know how easy it is to make, I would…

Pistachio & lemon shortbread

My perfect Sunday is full of long walks in the woods and chilled afternoons on the sofa watching movies and eating all of the snacks. Today I have already done the first one and I am now about to do the second one with a cup of tea and lots of this little cuties! I…

Chocolate brioche loaf

Friendly reminder that I absolutely love bread, so today I am bringing yet another breakfast recipe that obviously consists on that, bread. I love brioche, I like it with chocolate and I like it plain, it’s one of those things that always makes me happy. So when this week I was thinking about what to…

Flourless chocolate & peanut butter oat bars

A very long title for a very easy recipe! This little snack is full of protein and goodness and it’s perfect for a little pick me up or a breakfast on the go. A while ago I asked on Instagram (follow me if you don’t!) what people wanted to see more and a few people…

Sugar free peach galette

Happy Easter to everyone! I am weirdly excited about Easter even though I am struggling to keep track of time this year, I feel like the bank holidays are definitely not as exciting as they used to be. Anyway! The weather this week in London has been GLORIOUS (even though we are back to winter…

White chocolate and pistachio blondies

Happy Friday! I think I mentioned on my Instagram post las Wednesday that is has been a bit of a crazy week and indeed it has! I honestly could not wait for Friday so I thought I would make it extra special by preparing a lovely treat, and this is what I decided to do….

Summer salmon pasta salad

It is incredibly sunny and warm outside and the only thing I can think of eating right now are cold salads. I love a pasta salad, me and my friends would eat them so often when we were 18 and to be honest, I still love them. This salmon pasta salad is just the perfect…

Garlic & Herb Bread

I think I’d like to start every post about bread by saying that I love bread. And I must say, this one is a very, very good one and it comes with a warming: if you are cooking for a few, underestimate how much bread each person will eat; we had it between two and…

No bake, sugar free key lime pie

Happy Saturday! It’s officially spring, the sun has been shining more and I was actually able to leave the house without a coat! Also, the clocks are finally moving forwards tonight so more hours of daylight are coming. This is definitely my favourite time of the year and I am so ready to start making…

Healthy(ish) chocolate chip cookies

I have been making a conscious effort to eat healthy lately, I have tried to leave the desserts for the weekend and focus on eating more vegetables and whole grains during the week. However, half way through the week I was already feeling like I needed a sweet pick me up, so I started thinking…

Red pepper hummus

Who else absolutely loves hummus? I only tried it for the first time about 6 years ago and I honestly didn’t know what I was missing, like, where had it been all my life?! Anyway, I have been meaning to make hummus at home for a long time and last week I finally decided to…

Olive and sundried tomato bread

I love bread, it’s honestly one of the best things in the world for me. I love having it with absolutely anything. My family would have it on the table at all times with our meals, so it’s not surprising that I love it so much. This bread is super easy, but it takes time…

Dark chocolate and pistachio knots

Saturday is treat day for me and this week has felt a bit too long and tiring so last night I thought I would prepare something nice and tasty for breakfast. This knots follow the basics of cinnamon rolls, but since I absolutely hate them, I thought I would make something different. They don’t take…

Profiteroles: a step by step guide

Profiteroles are a dessert that I never used to like. I think it’s because I used to buy them and they came cold (for obvious reasons) and when I ate them they always felt a bit wet and soggy, but my boyfriend loves them, so I decided to try to make them for him. It…

Lemon, ricotta and blueberry muffins

Happy Saturday! I am a little bit obsessed with muffins at the moment and this is a recipe I have been working on for a while. This muffins have been very successful in my house and I am so excited to be sharing them with everyone. I think I have mentioned before that I don’t…

Dijon mushrooms on toast

Another day, another toast! This is possibly one of my favourites as it mixes some of my favourite things: bread, mustad and mushrooms. This is perfect for brunch or for a quick and tasty lunch when you don’t have a lot of time to cook but you want something full of flavour and filling. I…

Apple tart

Apple tart is one of my favourite desserts, I just love it and that comes from someone who is a bit funny about having fruit on her dessert, so yeah, you can get an idea. I almost feel like I should leave this post as that! But I won’t. I have always loved apple tart,…

Easy french toast

Happy Saturday everyone! Today the sun is shining and I can really feel spring is on its way. So I have been meaning to make french toast for a long time but I have always been a bit worried about it (not sure why) but my bf mentioned it the other day so I thought…