Treats & Desserts

B is for Brownies

B is for Brownies

Yes, B is for brownies but in this case, let’s make it B for Black Bean Brownies. At first I thought what a weird idea to add beans to a sweet dish but it really does work and not only that: it is delicious! So, […]

From weeds to delicious food: dandelion jelly

From weeds to delicious food: dandelion jelly

I often wonder who decides which plants are weeds – it seems an almost cruel judgment, especially when you can go from weeds to delicious food in little time. Like homemade dandelion and apple jelly, for example. Dandelions are one of the first Springtime foods […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like…an easy mince pie recipe

It’s beginning to look a lot like…an easy mince pie recipe

Well yes, it is beginning to look at lot like Christmas and, courtesy of this easy mince pie recipe, the aroma of these freshly baked goodies wafting through the house also makes it smell like Christmas. When I first arrived in the UK I was […]

From waste to wow: banana bread

From waste to wow: banana bread

Having a bunch of spotted-skinned bananas sitting in my fruit bowl is definitely not a sight I cringe at: for me it is the thumbs-up for turning this bendy fruit from waste to wow: enter the world of banana bread. Now, the name in my […]