How to make mince pies in (South) Korea

Baking is somewhat of an expensive hobby to keep up with. If it’s not the cost of ingredients making you wince at the checkout (seriously Korea, how much are you charging for butter/derivatives/substitutes), then it’s the time that it takes…

Nutmeg Shortbread

I’ve been trying various shortbread recipes this year, since it’s pretty easy to whip up a batch of fresh, buttery goodness (seriously, shortbread is 3 ingredients, guys), trying to find the perfect consistency. And along the way I tried adding a…

Baking Adventures: Chocolate & Pistachio cake

Cake. Caaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaake. Pistachio and chocolate cake, to be precise. Lovely addition to our recipe book, even if a large quantity of pistachios were brutally crushed in the making of this cake. And by crushed, I mean positively blitzed. To smithereens.  This…

No Bake Chocolate Fudge

Do you like chocolate, bananas and a sugar free diet? GOOD NEWS. I do too, and so went on a search for recipes for chocolate banana-y type things with no (or very minimal) sugar to snack on while playing my…

Pear & White Chocolate // Red Berry & White Chocolate Cookies

This week was the week of cookies. 36 of them, to be precise, of two different flavours because I am monumentally indecisive  – and asking on twitter provided an even split between the two. Red Berry/ White Chocolate and Pear/White…

Baking Adventures: Valentines Heart Cake

Can’t say it’s my favourite holiday tomorrow – once you’ve endured peppero/pocky day, valentines day, and white day, it doesn’t hold very much sentiment anymore – but for all those who don’t want to spend money on store bought cakes and…

Baking Adventures: Chocolate cake

The 2nd of January is my little sisters’ birthday. and since my mum and dad are generally super busy during the day – even though her birthday this year falls on a Bank Holiday weekend, the task of birthday cake…

Christmas Baking Adventures: Mince Pies

What is a Christmas without mince pies? It’s a sort of tradition in my family that we homebake at least one batch. a task usually undertaken by my little sister. This year though, in the spirit of blogmas and giving…

Baking Adventures: Mug food Madness

I am obsessed with mug food right now. Completely and utterly obsessed. Not like, cup o’ soups or mug shots, but the sweet treat desserts and quick fix meals that are perfect for the wintery months. I’ve trawled the internet…


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