Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Mini Plum Galette

Busy days ahead, with holiday season on the horizon. That means end of year assignments piling up alongside marathon baking sessions on a Sunday afternoon. Which wouldn’t be complete with pie. For my American readers, Thanksgiving is coming up next week, meaning holiday baking and turkeys galore. The roasted turkey doesn’t come until Christmas for… Continue reading Mini Plum Galette

Breakfast · Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Raspberry Jam filled Rice Pudding Pie

My mum loves rice pudding. If it were socially acceptable, she’d have it for every meal. Every so often,  I whip up a rice pudding for her. Sometimes with pudding rice and other times with whatever we have lying around. Long grain rice is less starchy than pudding rice, so you have to cook it… Continue reading Raspberry Jam filled Rice Pudding Pie

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Strawberry Noodle Kugel (Strawberry Lokshen Kugel)

Halloween is coming up! Something wicked this way comes and I have a special treat for next week’s post to get into the Halloween spirit. But not yet. First, a recipe you may not be familiar with. It’s delicious though and as usual, lighter fare than its traditional counterpart. That is Kugel. Kugel is a… Continue reading Strawberry Noodle Kugel (Strawberry Lokshen Kugel)

Breakfast · Cookies · Desserts · Snacks

Peanut Butter and Banana Weetabix Cookies

Peanut butter and banana. Is there a more perfect combination? Okay well maybe with chocolate. Chocolate is life and so is peanut butter. So peanut butter and Weetabix are on the agenda this week as these delightful cookies. Quite a fitting recipe, as I am currently watching a missed episode of the Great British Bake Off… Continue reading Peanut Butter and Banana Weetabix Cookies

Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Pineapple Custard Tart

Pineapple, custard and a good dose of stress. What wonders await in this post today? This morning, stress came from many places. Everything piled up, and how was supposed to do it all at once.  Family pressure, college pressure, starting a new job and organising several events for mentoring, tutoring and trying to have a social… Continue reading Pineapple Custard Tart

Breakfast · Desserts · Puddings · Snacks

Bread Pudding Apple Pie

Fall is here people! The leaves are changing colour and the reds and browns are coming back. The weather is colder, but not freezing and the days are getting shorter again. School and college are also back in full swing, ready with assignments and stress and sometimes a cosy, easy recipe is what you need… Continue reading Bread Pudding Apple Pie

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Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Yes, I said chickpeas in the title. It’s okay, no need to freak out and run. Chickpeas are one of the cool beans (or pulses), so we’re all good here. The legendary chickpea blondie. An invention of vegan bakers, taking inspiration from the past. They replaced the flour with chickpeas and oats creating fudgy morsels… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies