Aromatic Zucchini Bread | a superbly moist cake


Deliciously moist and scented this Spiced Zucchini bread is a highly-flavoured loaf with a beautiful blend of aromatic spices – perfectly balanced and perfectly blended. If you saw zucchini as the primary ingredient to this cake and immediately thought, “ how strange, zucchini in a cake… I’ll move on ” – brace yourself zucchini is…

Double Chocolate and Pistachio Brownies


This recipe has to be the quickest and easiest chocolate brownie recipe to make.  If your not confident in the kitchen but would love to make your own fudgy, gooey and delicious brownies this recipe has to be the one.  All you need to do is throw most of your ingredients into a saucepan, watch…

Moist Chocolate Swirl Marble Cake


Learn a foolproof method of achieving glorious deep dark chocolate swirls when making this deliciously soft and moist marble cake. Many recipes call for rich dark chocolate and white chocolate as ingredients to marble cake. Totally unnecessary as you will discover after making this cake. Here, the right quantity of pure cocoa is mixed into…

Olive Oil Semolina Cake with Rosewater and Lemon Syrup


This European and middle-eastern inspired sweet is similar to the Turkish and Greek Ravani or Revani, and the Egyptian Basbousa. Rosewater is akin to middle-eastern sweets but have toned it down for an understated and subtle presence. Traditional syrup cakes are heavy and laden with sugar, here have played-down the sweetness so don’t be afraid…

Quick mix, Olive Oil and Spelt Banana Bread


A simple and perfectly moist banana bread recipe with a wonderful texture, colour and packed with flavour. This bread is a perfect change to the cafe style banana breads that have a high quantity of refined sugars and flours. Made with olive oil, spelt and the right combination of spices it is a delicious source…

Tahini Fig and Date Fruit Cake 


The delicate mix of dried fruits, seeds and nuts are gently boiled with  tahini and left to soak up the flavours overnight just like a traditional fruit cake.  Delicately balanced with almonds and seeds, cloves and cinnamon tahini is also used as a substitute for butter.  Tahini is not only is nutritionally better for you…

Aromatic Carrot Cake


Sweetened with freshly pureed green apples, laced with an irrevocable aroma of freshly ground cinnamon and mixed spices. I hesitate to mention it’s vegan… No-one needs to know because it tastes heavenly and nothing else matters. Recipe Tips If you have never ground your own spices, when you do the first time you will be…

Lemon Myrtle Tea Cake


This beautiful lemon myrtle tea cake recipe has a delicate citrus taste and sweet scent   Packed with flavour using the leaves of the native lemon myrtle to infuse the cake with a sweet aroma and delicate taste, it makes an ideal addition to your afternoon tea. Lemon myrtle leaves are lemon scented and edible….

Moist Orange Poppy Seed Upside Down Cake


Orange poppyseed cake needs to be made with an abundance of Orange rind and freshly squeezed orange juice. Finished off with lightly drizzled Orange Syrup this refreshingly sweet cake is also contrastingly tangy.  A large 30cm cake tin will be needed. Cooking time apx 40 cm. If not sure Pierce cake with a dry knife….