Recipes, lots of them, all delicious


Camp Bestival Planning

Mojitos for tomorrow night and in an ideal world all we would need is three things: Tequila, salt and limes, we wouldn't need anything else to get us through the weekend as no food would be required or remembered. However, we have children so that's not going to happen *sighs wistfully*.

Gingerbread and rhubarb mini loaf cakes with lemon icing

Gloriously stick gingerbread with tart rhubarb complimented with lemon icing, delicious.

How to Eat Like a Local in Puglia with Villa Plus've arrived at your gorgeous villa in Puglia, the sun is shining, you've stopped off at a local market heaving with fabulously ripe, fresh local produce and you want to eat like a local.

Chocolate Panettone

Panettone is an Italian Christmas cake. This version makes smaller panettone that are lovely to give as presents

Chocolate Mini Rolls

Chocolate mini rolls featured on he Great British Bake Off made by my Saturday crew aged between 6 and 17 years
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Pesto Mini Muffins

These savoury muffins are ideal for lunch boxes, picnics, parties and snacks. Lovely served warm or cold, they freeze well for up to 1 month.

Mini potato and chorizo frittata

Mini frittata are just the right size for smaller hands and can be served warm or cold.

Banana Bread

Ripe bananas are high in sugar so you don’t need to use as much. I’ve used wholemeal flour and maple syrup to reduce the GI levels meaning that it will keep your children going longer with the slow release carbohydrates.

Cherry and Coconut Ripple Ice Lollies

If you're trying to cut out sugar, reduce your carbs or just want to eat healthily these ice lollies are a great way to get your ice cream fix.

Malteser Ice Cream

ice cream of childhood, topped with extra Maltesers.

Sour Cherry Ripple Ice Cream - sugar free version too

I've attempted to recreate the Sour Cherry Ice Cream I tried at Boho Ice Cream in Weymouth which, I have to say, is my favourite, ever, flavour.