Apple & Spice Buttermilk Scones

THESE ARE DELICIOUS, SLIGHTLY SWEET WITH LITTLE BURSTS OF SHARP APPLE. I love whipping up a batch of scones for an easy breakfast for guests. These keep well, so you can even make them the night before, leave it uncut and keep them in a tin for the morning. These scones are seriously amazing with…

Chai Carrot Cake

perfect with a brew There’s something supremely decadent about afternoon tea with a slice of cake. This Chai Carrot cake is a delicious treat that is not as dense as a traditional carrot cake. It’s great with a dollop of clotted cream and a few slices of orange for a beautifully light delight. Enjoy it…

Chocolate Tartlets with Festive Spices

Made with store-cupboard ingredients, because I ALWAYS have chocolate and biscuits within arms-reach… (what self-respecting human-being doesn’t?!) This recipe is perfect for easy-entertaining. To make 4 tartlets, you need 120g of chocolate. Choose your favourite, of which you’ll have to buy 200g – so that you can eat the remaining 80g of chocolate while you…

Mauritian Chicken Kalia

Think of a beautifully spiced and perfumed biryani and then imagine it without all the hassle of dealing with the rice, layering and steaming. You’ve got Kalia: a deliciously fragranced, easy-to-prepare dish that will have your taste-buds doing cartwheels in your mouth. This recipe was given to me by my dad, who hails from the…