Coconut and orange blossom biscuits

Coconut and orange blossom biscuits

At 4pm the streets of Marrakech flood with women and their daughters selling treats, and these coconut and orange blossom biscuits were my favourite!

Mexican wedding cakes

Mexican wedding cakes

Mexican wedding cakes are actually biscuits and are an example of culinary influence from Spain. These little cookies are traditionally served at weddings.

Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar Flatbread

This recipe for Za’atar flatbread is a basic pitta with za’atar – a fragrant Middle Eastern spice mix – and olive oil. It’s just perfect to mop up everything in a mezze!

Authentic Baklava

Authentic Baklava

Flakey filo, meaty nuts and sticky syrup, what more could you ask for? The more you make this dish, the better you get at it. I was recipe testing for this book and brought some of the leftovers to a barbeque. At first it was overlooked and I heard someone say...
Beetroot Velvet Cupcakes

Beetroot Velvet Cupcakes

Beetroot Velvet Cupcakes made with beetroot, chocolate and blood orange juice are my tribute to the classic red velvet cake on Valentine’s Day. Red velvet is a popular American cake notorious for it’s red colour mainly due to red food colouring, during the...
Chocolate, Hazelnut and Cardamom Torte

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Cardamom Torte

Okay, I am not going to lie, this recipe for Chocolate, hazelnut and cardamom torte has quite a few steps. All of the steps are easy, so don’t be deterred. The results are absolutely fabulous. The final product is light as a feather, perfectly indulgent and fit...
Mincemeat Chelsea Buns

Mincemeat Chelsea Buns

Not everyone likes mince pies, but who can resist a Mincemeat Chelsea Bun? These festive treats are very easy to make and are irresistible. Mincemeat Chelsea Buns Flying Sponge 200g strong bread flour, Shipton Mill is great 10g dried yeast, Doves quick yeast is my...