It has been a while since I have done any baking. It was only a matter of time before I got back into the swing of it, I guess I just needed a rest. I woke up this morning with an urge to bake… Last minute doesn’t always work but as I will show you, where there is a will…

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The Mother-in-Laws birthday gave me an excellent opportunity to practice some skills I am trying to perfect. We had invited everyone around ours for Sunday lunch and as that meant 8 adults and 3 children I decided to make a fairly large cake with the idea of giving everyone some to take home with them. The cake itself was chocolate…

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In an attempt to improve my cooking and to eat a little healthier I invested in a few cookbooks. I have never been a good cook. I mean I can technically cook. I can make a steak anyway you like, I no longer burn sausages and my pizza (homemade dough included) is delicious. But when it comes to seasoning and…

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