baking · chocolate · Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Brownie Pops

Autumn is the season for all things nice, and for me it just isn’t complete without pumpkin and spice! Warming and wonderfully comforting, pumpkin isn’t just great for making hearty soups and carving up jack-o’-lanterns, it also makes a mean brownie mixture! Combine this with chocolate in a bite-sized cake pop and you have a…… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Brownie Pops

baking · cherries · chocolate · fruit · Recipes · Reviews · summer

A Moment with James Martin & Cherry Chocolate Brownies

Working for a large supermarket retailer certainly has its perks, and last week one of these said perks was meeting James Martin! ‘Meeting’ is a bit of a loose term and in fact, I had to queue for an hour to secure 1 of 100 free signed copies of More Home Comforts and a few seconds…… Continue reading A Moment with James Martin & Cherry Chocolate Brownies

almonds · baking · biscuits · cherries · chocolate · florentines · fruit · nuts · Recipes · summer


I have always adored florentines and, although I usually associate them with winter, the drizzly summer weather this week called for a batch. When browsing through the beautiful pastries, biscuits and cakes in Ilkley’s famous Bettys Tea Room, I spotted a small box of florentines for a hefty £11.75. Reluctant to spend that much on…… Continue reading Florentines


DIY Baking Gifts: Ginger Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

I’ve published another Christmas themed bake on The ORE Brand as part of my DIY festive baking series! These are perfect for Christmas celebrations and great to box up as gifts! The right mixture of warming spice and sugar for a winter’s evening. You can find the recipe here:


A Baking Blogger’s Guide to York

Blogging on the go isn’t always easy, especially if you’re reliant on limited data usage to keep your readers posted. But, if you’re planning a weekend away this winter to browse for last minute Christmas gifts and check out places to enjoy delicious sweet treats, look no further than York. York City Centre now has…… Continue reading A Baking Blogger’s Guide to York