Vegan Lemon Tart

Vegan Lemon Tart

This recipe for Vegan Lemon Tart has been with me for most of my culinary career. I just realised that I have been keeping it secret and not sharing! I do apologise. The tart is lemony, zingy, creamy, sweet and tart, everything a lemon tart should be. The macaroon...
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...
Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie has got to be the quintessential American autumn treat. As I am an American living in England I recreate this classic pie every year to remind me of home. Until they have tried it, most people I have met in the UK are not convinced they will enjoy a piece...

Swedish Apple Pie

Today is Apple Day, celebrate with this easy peasy Swedish Apple Pie.  We are very lucky in Gloucestershire to have a strong apple growing history.  Embrace that history by visiting a local pick your own farm.  I have great childhood memories of apple picking each...
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

Vegan chocolate cupcakes with coconut frosting are by far one of my favourite cupcakes! This recipe is an oldie, but goody from my collection. It works great as a cake too, but cupcakes are much more fun. The recipe for the cupcakes is an old Depression era one using...
Raspberry Mousse Vegan and Sugar Free

Raspberry Mousse Vegan and Sugar Free

Raspberry Mousse Vegan and Sugar Free, you don’t say… At the back of the freezer I stumbled upon the last of the frozen raspberries from the garden. Being that one of my garden chores today was pruning and staking the raspberry canes I thought it was very...