Baking · chocolate · Dessert · recipe

Gooey Chocolate Skillet Cake

Warm, gooey chocolate skillet cake that is ready in minutes. Perfect for sharing. (Or not!)

Baking · booze · bread · recipe

White Yeast Bread With Beer

Beer adds a yeasty, malty flavour and soft, light texture to this bread, making it the perfect sandwich bread.

Baking · chocolate · recipe

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love creating new recipes. When it comes to baking, there’s a little bit of science involved, so not every recipe works out well. There’s immense satisfaction in knowing that something you’ve created from start to finish has turned out how you expected it to. (And immense sadness when your husband throws out the incredible… Continue reading The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking · chocolate

Chocolate Shortbread Biscuits

I can be a creature of habit. Birthdays are celebrated with brunch in San Lorenzos, and after a day in the pub (usually Galway Bay’s Against The Grain) you’ll find me inhaling a cheeseburger (just ketchup, please) in Bunsen. Don’t get me wrong, I love trying new things. But when something is that good, I… Continue reading Chocolate Shortbread Biscuits


Cheddar and Roasted Garlic Tear and Share Bread

I love bread. I could go weeks without eating it and then find myself having it with every meal for days. It doesn’t really agree with me, but life without bread doesn’t bear thinking about, so I soldier on. (I know, I’m a saint.) I’ve found it difficult to muster up the energy to cook… Continue reading Cheddar and Roasted Garlic Tear and Share Bread

Baking · Dessert

Caramel, Chocolate and Macadamia Tart

This week was pastry week on the Great British Bake Off. Pastry is one of my favourite things to make so I always look forward to pastry week. And of course it’s always good to have something to eat while watching GBBO, so I decided to make a tart. I thought that I’d mastered sweet… Continue reading Caramel, Chocolate and Macadamia Tart