Basic Sweet Pastry

<a href=””>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a>     Ingredients 200g Plain Flour 125g Unsalted Butter (cut into cubes) 50g Caster Sugar Pinch of Salt 1 Egg Cold Water (if needed)     Method In a large bowl, put in the flour and butter.  Rub together with fingers until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.  (You can use a food processor but I think pastry is always better … Continue reading Basic Sweet Pastry

Strawberry Shortcake Bars

  Ingredients 330g Plain Flour (keep the 30g aside for later) 100g Unsalted Butter (cut into cubes) 50g Caster Sugar Pinch of Salt 1 Egg 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence 200g Good Quality Strawberry Jam 1 tbsp Caster Sugar   20x20cm Square Tin (greased and lined with greaseproof paper)       Method Rub the butter and the 300g of flour together until it resembles breadcrumbs. … Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake Bars

Chewy Chocolate Brownie Cups

100g Unsalted Butter 150g Dark Chocolate 175g Caster Sugar 75g Light Muscovado Sugar 1 tbsp Golden Syrup 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Essence Pinch of Salt 100g Plain Flour 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder 1/4 tsp Baking Powder   Cupcake Cases Muffin Tin   Preheat oven to 170C     Method In a medium saucepan, place the butter, chocolate, sugars and syrup and heat gently until … Continue reading Chewy Chocolate Brownie Cups

Simple Iced Coffee

I am a huuuuuuuuuuuge coffee fan. Americanos, cappuccinos, lattes.. you name it, I LOVE IT!.. except decaf obviously. As the weather has been getting warmer and coffee shops are selling iced coffees …wait i’ll rephrase that. Coffee shops are selling EXPENSIVE iced coffees, I thought I’d publish a simple iced coffee recipe here on my blog!  The recipe can be adapted to taste by using … Continue reading Simple Iced Coffee

Vegan Chickpea & Spinach Curry

Ingredients 2 onions (diced) 1 red pepper (diced) 1 tin of chickpeas 1 tin of chopped tomatoes 100-150g spinach Salt & Pepper Curry paste 1 tsp Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin 1 tsp Garam Masala 1 tsp Ground Coriander 1/2 tsp Tumeric 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger 3 cloves of Garlic (minced) Salt and Pepper 1 tsp Olive Oil 1 tbsp Tomato Purée     … Continue reading Vegan Chickpea & Spinach Curry