21 5 / 2012

What better expression of love than a piping hot chocolate souffle?

What better expression of love than a piping hot chocolate souffle?

27 4 / 2012

Brown sugar raspberry meringue nests - great as a full dessert, or really cute as miniature canapes.

Brown sugar raspberry meringue nests - great as a full dessert, or really cute as miniature canapes.

28 3 / 2012

Nothing says thank you quite like chocolate syrup cake.

Nothing says thank you quite like chocolate syrup cake.

24 2 / 2012

The Oscars are coming. I’m making a spin on last year’s cocktail food – with the addition of mini truffled mac n cheeses and these mini profiteroles.

The Oscars are coming. I’m making a spin on last year’s cocktail food – with the addition of mini truffled mac n cheeses and these mini profiteroles.

23 1 / 2012

Flapjacks - and the terror of bagpipers

Flapjacks - and the terror of bagpipers

27 10 / 2011

Our amazing Halloween candy, ready for trick or treaters. Seriously. It’s amazing, right?

Our amazing Halloween candy, ready for trick or treaters. Seriously. It’s amazing, right?

28 9 / 2011


These are pretty special scones because they have a handful of blackberries tossed in sugar thrown into the mixture at the last minute, so they are studded with deep purple.
Emo scones, basically.

These are pretty special scones because they have a handful of blackberries tossed in sugar thrown into the mixture at the last minute, so they are studded with deep purple.

Emo scones, basically.

12 9 / 2011

The Roberts Family Birthday Cake - Devil’s Food Cake. The recipe is from Jon’s mum, adapted from her first cookbook, given to her by her grandmother.

The Roberts Family Birthday Cake - Devil’s Food Cake. The recipe is from Jon’s mum, adapted from her first cookbook, given to her by her grandmother.

09 9 / 2011

These were a cooking project after a trip to Amish country - armed with two postcard recipes and an afternoon in the kitchen. It’s proper old fashioned cooking, with a gentle rhythm that can’t be rushed. The final recipe is here.

These were a cooking project after a trip to Amish country - armed with two postcard recipes and an afternoon in the kitchen. It’s proper old fashioned cooking, with a gentle rhythm that can’t be rushed. The final recipe is here.

29 8 / 2011

Peach, blueberry and raspberry crumble - the comfort food I made for a hurricane day.

Peach, blueberry and raspberry crumble - the comfort food I made for a hurricane day.