Friday, 16 March 2018

smoked salmon, ricotta and asparagus tart.

Although the weather isn't feeling up to it, Spring is just around the corner. And that means one of my favourite ingredients is almost in season... asparagus. Perfect with seafood and fish, the colourful asparagus adds an extra something to this smoked salmon and ricotta puff pastry tart. It's super quick and easy to make too; you can have it for a light lunch, make ahead for picnics or for dinner with a side salad. Tulips optional.

Friday, 9 March 2018

easter bunny rabbit macarons.

A cute, bunny shaped treat for Easter. I just couldn't resist creating some rabbit shaped macarons for the occasion, filled with moreish Nutella chocolate spread. I actually made these for a bunny mad bride to be last year and have waited until the run up to Easter to share these little sweeties with you. I may just be tempted to make them again myself...

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

creme egg macarons.

Creme egg macarons recipe

Just in time for Easter... Creme Egg macarons! Made with two tone yellow and chocolate macaron shells, I've well and truly jumped on the Cadbury Creme Egg baking recipe train with these tempting treats. They're then filled with a classic Creme Egg buttercream to make an Easter inspired delight.

Creme egg macaron recipe
Creme egg macarons

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

sunday roast at the windmill inn, brascote.


Who doesn't love a Sunday lunch, really? So many combinations, so many traditions. Whether you're a veggie, meat eater, Yorkshire pudding obsessive or insist upon roast potatoes every Sunday... everyone has their favourite way to enjoy a roast.

A local pal and I have since decided to start a little Sunday lunch club. I mean, it's just us and every roast we can eat in Leicestershire. But it's going well so far. One I was particularly fond of recently was The Windmill in Brascote. I'd been recommended the restaurant a few times, so it felt about time to venture out.