Cheese Scones with a Touch of Cayenne Pepper

It’s been a long time since I’ve added a blog post. Moving house, with the resulting chaos and admin, has just about eliminated any desire to cook for the last two months. However, Mother’s Day seemed the perfect time to get back to baking, and I have a very savoury tooth at the moment. I…

Flaky Gruyere Shortbread

Fridays, for me, are synonymous with a 5pm glass of wine and snacks. All day I watch the clock and count the minutes until I can get home, relax and have a glass of wine with crispy snacks. Usually that’s chips. Because they are easy and I’m tired at the end of the week. But way, way better…

Creamy Salmon & Asparagus Fettucine with Goat’s Cheese

This is not a very good photo. As it turns out, the most difficult part of having a food blog is taking good photos of the food. Action shots of wildlife? Easy. Good photo of stationary pasta? Not so much. Luckily I’m not afraid of a filter, or significant cropping and editing. Anyway, don’t let…

Cheese Puffs with Cream Cheese Filling

This picture really doesn’t do these little balls of cheesy goodness justice. They look like faceless PacMen here, but trust me when I say these are a GREAT canape/starter. They have a crispy outside, and a cheesy, choux pastry-like inside. I have always heard that choux pastry was really tricky, but these little gems were…