Salt, Pepper and a Dollop of Cream

One Woman's Journey through Her Cookbooks

Chocolate Marshmallow Teacakes

I fell in love rather late with the Great British Bake Off. Season 3 has finished and I only got to see about four episodes. Thanks to my cousin for … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 5 Comments

An Easy Tomato Bread packed with Goodness

I have a great love of tomato bread and my local boulangerie offers a fine tomato and fennel seed loaf which is divine. But today, I fancied making my own. … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Richard Bertinet’s Italian Biscuits – Heaven on a Plate

I had promised myself something sweet this weekend.  I don’t know what it is but maybe I’m feeling in need of a sugar burst! A little while ago, I treated … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

Richard Bertinet’s Tarte Aux Fruits

Surprisingly, I really fancy something sweet! So, this weekend I’m planning on making Italian biscuits and an apricot tart from Richard Bertinet’s book, Pastry {Ebury Press}.  It’s a glorious book … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Raspberry Mascarpone Macarons

I really like the sound of macaroons.  They look so pretty and delicate, so tantalising that you can only imagine how delicious they are as they crack and melt in … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Plum Crumble – Round 2!

As some of you know, I recently attempted a plum crumble that nearly blocked my arteries with the amount of butter in it.  I decided to give it another go … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 6 Comments

A Fruity Death by Butter

The cold air of autumn has me yearning for comforting food that I love so much, casseroles, stews and puddings. Now, I normally don’t cook a pudding during the week … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Feeling Peachy

As you know, I’ve a bit of a savoury tooth but with so much lovely fresh fruit available at this time of year, it’s a shame not to make something … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

A Summery Nectarine Loaf Cake

Today I found Baked by Me on the net {or rather Iris found me}.  Iris has the most wonderful product line of cookie mixes in jars ready to be baked! … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

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