Gingerbread Latte Cake

Gingerbread Latte Cake

This triple layer 'naked' cake with gingerbread sponge and espresso icing, tastes just like a gingerbread latte and would make the perfect festive centrepiece for your Christmas dinner or as part of a pre-Christmas afternoon tea with a glass or two of Prosecco! If you try my recipe, post it to Instagram and tag #awimbledonchristmas for [...]

Sweet potato ‘home fries’ with poached eggs

Sweet potato ‘home fries’ with poached eggs

Just in time for the weekend! A perfect breakfast or brunch this is beautifully colourful, nutritious and super simple to make! Serves: 2 Ingredients • 1/2 tbsp olive oil • 1 red onion • 1 medium sweet potato • 1 green pepper All vegetables diced to 1cm (1/2 inch) pieces • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder [...]

Recipe: Raspberry ‘nice-cream’ smoothie bowl

Recipe: Raspberry ‘nice-cream’ smoothie bowl

Fancy this bright pink bowl of deliciousness on a warm, sunny day? With only four ingredients, nothing could be simpler to make! First prepare your banana ‘nice-cream’ (so called as it contains no added sugar, very little fat and calories and at least two of your five a day) by blending two frozen bananas and [...]

Recipe: Enoki mushroom, spinach & fried egg tacos

Recipe: Enoki mushroom, spinach & fried egg tacos

Homemade flour tortillas recipe from http://www.tasteofhome.com. These should be served warm. (Serves 2) Ingredients • 2 tbsp olive oil • 6 enoki mushrooms, sliced lengthwise • large bunch mature spinach (or substitute baby spinach), stems trimmed • 1 medium onion, finely sliced • 1 large clove garlic, minced • 6 medium free range eggs, fried [...]

What to cook: 30 March

What to cook: 30 March

With the weather now turning decidedly springy and the nights a little bit longer, I think it's the right time to lighten up a little! Get out the patio furniture and the barbecue, buy yourself a nice bouquet of spring flowers to brighten up the house and start practicing those Easter recipes now while you [...]

Recipe: peppermint patties

Recipe: peppermint patties

If you grew up on York peppermint patties like I did – these taste just like the real thing! And if you have never tried a peppermint patty, believe me, they are chocolatey, minty circles of heaven! These require a few cooling down sessions in the fridge so plan ahead to ensure you have enough [...]