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Cinnamon Apple Scones

Cinnamon Apple Scones

Everyone loves scones, it’s a fact. Well, ok, I concede that might be a very generalised statement. MOST people like scones. Even I, with all my issues have to confess that I love them. That’s the thing about eating disorders, a misconception. We don’t lose […]

Coconut, Walnut & Cherry Fruit Cake

Coconut, Walnut & Cherry Fruit Cake

Sometimes I just want to bake a cake. Sometimes I just want to bake something uncomplicated, old school, that I know people will embrace and feel a ‘warm glow’ about. Yet, within me, I still want to tweak and experiment a little. That said, I […]

Pear & Dark Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Pear & Dark Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

I was looking at my calendar this morning to see what appointments I had this week & when they were, suddenly realising that Easter was getting close. I started to think about what I could come up with to mark the occasion, what could I […]

Millionaire’s Flapjack

Millionaire’s Flapjack

I came up with this recipe some time ago after doing a batch of standard millionaire’s shortbread for my stepdad. I’ve developed it a bit since then, making the odd tweak here & there, and i’m now happy with this version. Essentially it follows the […]

Sweet Potato Cheese & Onion Pasties

Sweet Potato Cheese & Onion Pasties

It’s a busy week for me. Socially this is always difficult as things are dictated by both my eating disorder and the anxiety I suffer driven by borderline personality disorder. However, I know that if I want a life back I need to push myself, […]

Rhubarb & Ginger Frangipane Tart

Rhubarb & Ginger Frangipane Tart

It’s Mother’s Day today. I asked mum what she’d like. “Something with rhubarb and ginger in, please” was her reply. Well, that was a first! I mean, a bunch of flowers or chocolates was what I was expecting but no, I was going to have […]

All The Spices Tea Loaf

All The Spices Tea Loaf

Yesterday, I was reading a blog post written by Katie Lyon over on her superb website (www.katielyon.com) in which she talks about not sticking with the conventional. She encourages people to try out different foods, to try different blends and ingredients in their recipes. I […]

Cheddar Cheese & Garlic Soda Bread

Cheddar Cheese & Garlic Soda Bread

Bread. The staple of humankind throughout the ages. Step into any supermarket or artisan deli these days and you can find a mind buckling array of every type of bread imaginable. What started out as just flour, yeast and water is now, well, take your […]

Brats n Cheddar Pies

Brats n Cheddar Pies

I seldom have trouble going to sleep at night. By the time I go to bed I’m so tired from the obvious strain that anorexia puts on my body that I’m asleep within minutes. However, staying asleep, now that’s a whole different matter. I wake […]

Quorn & Sweet Potato Balti Pies

Quorn & Sweet Potato Balti Pies

It’s not all cakes & cookies in baking, and neither will it be here. I can’t challenge my problems on that basis alone and, as my food fears basically cover the full spectrum, I will be adding savoury bakes also. So here is the first […]