The French Canele | Recipe

A reliable Canele recipe is a staple of every French pastry kitchen – but you can make these delicious treats at home. Canel├ęs are the classic custardy treat and traditional

Christmas Biscotti

I’m a firm believer in making Christmas gifts. Obviously, you have to splash out on the big stuff, but nothing says you care quite as much as a couple of

Lattice Blueberry Pie

I don’t know if you’ve heard about Storm Desmond, but it’s been battering the Irish for a few days now. Naturally, in an attempt to counter-act the effects of such

Stained Glass Christmas Cookies

I love a recipe that has a few uses. I also love Christmas Trees where you can eat the decorations.  Not that baubles and tinsel aren’t important… But having a

Earl Grey, Honey & Lemon Madeleines

Autumn is a time for changing leaves, a chilly nip in the air (in Ireland anyway!), and warming, comfort food. Aside from Macaroni Cheese (the ultimate comfort food, in case

Rose Apple Pies

These dainty little pies (if you can call them pies! For me, apple + pastry = pie) have been everywhere recently. And I can totally see why. They are literally

Apricot & Pecan Craquelines

I had honestly never heard of Craquelines, until I stumbled upon a recipe one afternoon trawling through google looking for inspiration. They aren’t technically craquelines, but they’re my interpretation.

Apple & Hazelnut Frangipane Tart

If you follow the Great British Bake Off as closely as I do, you’ll understand that every episode is a challenge. There’s always some obscure recipe you’ve never heard of, or

Raspberry Meringue Tart

Meringue tarts are a beautiful thing. Crumbly buttery pastry, filled with a tangy curd, and topped with a smooth, slightly browned meringue  – what could be better? Lemon Meringue is

Raspberry Curd | Recipe

Raspberry curd is one recipe that’s a real treat. Zingy, sweet, and fruity – plus it’s so easy to make! It works wonderfully as a filling for Macarons, or as