New Year, New You?

Hello again, Happy New Year. Have you ever noticed how many references to food there are in all forms of media at this time of year? All...

The 5 minute Brownies

Hello again, Have you ever thought “I could really do with some Chocolate cake”? Well it is nearly Christmas! The trouble is that you...

Who doesn't love a Meringue?

I thought that I would continue with a bit of a sciencey theme and talk about eggs. Not the most exciting topic I can hear you say, but...

Every Cook is a Chemist!

I used to have a poster in my teaching room with the slogan ‘Every Cook is a Chemist’ written in large letters. I was delighted that the...

Sunshine Mushrooms (are a thing!)

Autumn is upon us and as much as we might like the season for all the wonderful food that it can provide, we will miss the sun and not...

Is it worth the Calories?

Hello again Prue Leith asks this question in the Great British Bake Off, and some of those bakes are definitely worth it! I recently read...

Would you eat Veg in a cake?

Hello again Since giving up teaching, I have been developing a small business making cakes. It has been an interesting journey, and one...

Why Garden Treats?

Hi again I often get asked why I have chosen to design and bake a range of healthy treats. Well, we all know about the 5-a-day thing to...

A Good Day to start

Hi there You may have discovered from my website introduction that I am an ex-teacher of Food and Nutrition, Food Technology, Home...