Desserts · Breakfast · Puddings

Lower-fat Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Those of you who read my blog regularly know my love of puddings. Very English, but I have no shame.   Sweet or savoury, everything is fair game. Especially bread pudding. When I discover a new recipe for bread pudding that’s different enough, I try it. It prevents people from thinking I’m¬†obsessed or something.  … Continue reading Lower-fat Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Breakfast · Desserts · Puddings

Banana Lemon Custard Pots

Christmas, Christmas time is here, time for joy and time for cheer. Oh sorry, you caught me practising for an upcoming karaoke session. Never mind me, this never happened. Oh look, is that custard above!? Yes, Christmas is coming up and my holiday baking has been through the roof, both annoying and delighting the other… Continue reading Banana Lemon Custard Pots

Breads · Breakfast · Lunch · Savoury · Snacks

Sour Cream, Chive and Chicken Scones (or Biscuits!)

Biscuit, scone, scone or biscuit. The same thing, but different words depending on whether you live in North America or Britain. And the pronunciation of scone can vary based on where in the UK you live!   Language is a complicated thing, isn’t it? I don’t claim that English is the most complex language, but… Continue reading Sour Cream, Chive and Chicken Scones (or Biscuits!)

Bars and Slices · Breakfast · Desserts · Snacks

Banana Chocolate Chewy Cereal Bars

Cereal bars are back! Oh yes, more of that breakfast recipe love. It has to be my favourite meal of the day. I wish more people went out for breakfast. But no, it’s either lunch or dinner. But, if I’m feeling fancy, it’s brunch time! Take your pick, have these for breakfast or brunch. Or… Continue reading Banana Chocolate Chewy Cereal Bars

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 · Puddings · Snacks

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