The Myth of the Domestic Goddess

If life looked like a cook book, the kitchen would be a serene and tranquil place, lit only with soft sunlight and filled only with the smells of baking. The dreamy kitchens of the rich and fabulous lie just outside our reach, taunting us from every recipe. And in the middle of the page stands Nigella/Sophie Dahl/Lorraine Whatsherface, looking serene and wholesome, holding out a … Continue reading The Myth of the Domestic Goddess

Yummy Scrummy Chocolate Brownies

I know there’s already a recipe for brownies on here but hey, we all have our own. This one, like many of mine, is adapted from a Nigella recipe I’m rather fond of. They’re easy peasy to make and will guarantee you friendship WHEREVER you take them. Perfect fresh out of the oven, they’re also great cold but I don’t need to sell them to … Continue reading Yummy Scrummy Chocolate Brownies

Guiness & Gingerbread Cake

Unbelievably easy and utterly delicious, this lovely recipe (adapted from Nigella) is sure to be popular whatever your plans! Be warned: it is incredibly moreish and you are more than likely to eat multiple slices (if not the whole cake). A fantastic treat to bring to a BBQ, and the kids love it too. Brilliant. You will need: 150g butter, plus some for greasing 300g … Continue reading Guiness & Gingerbread Cake