Chocolate Orange Scottish Shortbread

Chocolate Orange Scottish Shortbread is a twist on the traditional Scottish shortbread finger. There is orange zest in the shortbread, then the baked fingers are dipped in dark chocolate then sprinkled with a mixture of more orange zest and sugar. They are so delicious and feel like a luxurious treat, ideal for afternoon tea.

Easy Festive Apple and Mincemeat Streusel Muffins you’ll love

Easy Festive Apple and Mincemeat Streusel Muffins are simply made with ingredients you probably already have in your larder, they are ideal to serve for a Christmas breakfast or as a

How to make Perfect Pecan Pie

The perfect Pecan Pie recipe for Thanksgiving and other celebrations. A crisp shortcrust pastry pie shell filled with sweet yielding filling and topped with pecan halves, it’s much easier to make than it looks.

How to make Easy Slow Cooker Mincemeat with Ginger

Mince Pies are a Christmas tradition in the UK and they are filled with sweet mincemeat.  You can buy jars of mincemeat in groceries and supermarkets, but homemade is always so much

How to make Hot Cross Bun Waffles – Easter starts here!

Easter is just around the corner and that means Hot Cross Buns! I love the flavours of Hot Cross Buns but also like to mix things up a bit, so

How to host the Ultimate Burns Supper – Recipes and Traditions

This is a sponsored post Have you ever been to a Burns Supper?  It’s a lot of fun, a night to celebrate the works of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns

Slow Cooker Chocolate Caramel Puddings

Slow Cooker Chocolate Caramel Puddings are the perfect midwinter treat, and these little puddings have a secret, a special treat inside that makes them even more delicious. Inside each of the  little

French Cheese Cake in the Charente Maritime

When I go on holiday, delicious food and drink is one of the most important aspects of making the holiday a success.  This year the food was particularly good.  

Black Bun – Traditional Scottish New Year Bake

The last time I made Black Bun was in 1999, to be served for the Millennium Celebrations on Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) to celebrate the entry of the new millennium.

Quick and Easy Cranberry Sauce

Making your own Cranberry Sauce with fresh cranberries is simple and tastes so much better than anything you can buy, why not give it a try?  I made the sauce