All Things Chocolate · Cakes · Desserts

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Lighter Chocolate Cider Cake with Dark Chocolate Cider Ganache

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I love holidays. Holiday themed desserts are awesome and they totally give me an excuse to bake. You can find some awesome inspiration for your next baking project (or five, but who does that? Not me, so not me…) But I mean it was so worth it.   So yes, this… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Lighter Chocolate Cider Cake with Dark Chocolate Cider Ganache

Dinner · Lunch · Savoury

Basil Tahini and Carrot Couscous Cakes

Our cat had six kittens less than two months ago and so far they’ve been nutcases, running around the living room, attacking each other and everything that moves. Including us. I’ve come to the conclusion that they see us as nothing more than moveable playthings that also look after them. Contrasted with dogs, who see… Continue reading Basil Tahini and Carrot Couscous Cakes

Bars and Slices · Desserts · Snacks

Healthy Eggless Orange Blondies

Orange cake meets blondie. Sounds like a tag line for a movie and what an epic movie it would be. Sadly, this is a blog post rather than a movie, so let’s get on with the recipe. This is a cakey, but also dense and moist orange blondie with only 103 calories per slice. That’s… Continue reading Healthy Eggless Orange Blondies

Cakes · Desserts · Snacks

Gingerbread Breadcrumb Loaf

Today’s recipe is a gingerbread breadcrumb loaf cake. Full of gingery goodness, it’s moist, soft and a perfect snack. Another French bread loaf left to go stale and boredom was how this recipe came about. Sitting at home, I had the urge to cook and I felt like feeding my breadcrumb obsession. So cake was made… Continue reading Gingerbread Breadcrumb Loaf

Savoury · Snacks

Easy Baked Tortilla Curry Samosas

Today, I have a quick and easy dish for you, great for using up leftovers and requiring very little effort to make. These are tasty, healthy and the perfect snack or finger food for a party. Usually with samosas, you have to go through the trouble of making the pastry along with the filling, getting… Continue reading Easy Baked Tortilla Curry Samosas

Bars and Slices · Desserts · Snacks

Lighter Orange Bars

Lemon bars, indulgent, tangy and delicious. Everything a lemon flavoured dessert should be. Lemon bars are quite deceptive. Seemingly healthy, they hide the cupfuls of butter and sugar beneath a delicious tangy taste. In addition to the sugar and fat levels, the amount of lemon filling can be disappointing. I like my lemon bars with thick… Continue reading Lighter Orange Bars