Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar Birthday Cake

This cake needs an occasion. It’s not for the faint hearted, and not just for an ordinary day. With its large ingredient list and number of steps, you need to dedicate time to this. With that being said though, it is probably one of the best cakes I’ve ever made, with a few small ingredient…

Hiking The Pinnacles, New Zealand

I was recently reminded of my time hiking the Pinnacles after joining the gym here in England. Sounds strange huh? Whilst using the treadmill I noticed that the beautiful virtual hike that I was doing was in fact the Pinnacles, the recognisable stone structures and panorama views gave it away and in fact made my…

St. Patrick’s Day: Mint Choc Chip Cupcakes

You can’t turn up to a party empty handed, especially a St. Patricks Day party. So why not turn up with a bottle of your choice in one hand and a plate of these green-themed cupcakes in the other. Although there may be nothing typically Irish about these cupcakes, its the colours that make these…

Blueberry Muffins with Ísey Skyr Labneh

Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is a country synonymous with breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, hot springs and dramatic weather, waterfalls, northern lights and… yoghurt?! Ísey Skyr is an Icelandic yoghurt that is high in protein, fat free and utterly delicious, and makes for a perfect match with these blueberry muffins. Straining the yoghurt overnight,…

Inspired By: The Daily Fix – Pandan Pancakes

So Shrove Tuesday means one thing to brits: Pancake Day! Typically I would be consuming the thin French crepe style ones, topped with lashings of lemon and sugar however this year I’ve been inspired by these pandan pancakes I tried whilst in Malaysia. The Daily Fix is a perfectly curated cafe in the city of…

Classic Alfjores Cookies

Some people make bucket lists for all the things they want to do and see, others make shopping lists for groceries: I however make a baking list, a some-what lengthy list with all the bakes I want to try at some point and finally I’m making process and ticking them off. Let me introduce Alfjores…

It’s Semlor Bun Season

For as long as I can remember, Semlor buns have been on my ‘to bake’ list. It’s taken me a while to get round to making them due to the time commitment required. Originating from Sweden, the buns have a specific season in which they can be enjoyed, as soon as Christmas is over, the…

Reykjavík, Iceland: Photo Diary

Ticking off my first new country of 2019, I travelled to Iceland for a snowy roadtrip around the south of the country, with my best friend, Nicola. Our first day saw us enjoy the capital city, Reykjavík. Although we didn’t have the best weather, we were able to make the most of our short time…

Thean Hou Temple and Chinese Fortune Cookies

I may be in England currently but I’m dreaming of one day being able to spend the Chinese New Year in China itself, or any other Asian country that celebrates the New Year. The photos are taken at the Thean Hou Temple, located near to central Kuala Lumpur, where I was able to visit last…

Copenhagen, Denmark: Photo Diary

The start of 2019 saw me take my first trip, along with my mum and sister, to the city of Copenhagen. A four day escape from the drama that was Christmas, and a chance for us all to bond over beautiful architecture, seriously good coffee and delicious wienerbrød (Danish pastries). Blessed with the most beautiful…

Salted Butter and Chocolate Chunk Shortbread

The craze for these cookies has blown all of social media into a frenzy, and after making my first batch I can see why. Voted one of the best cookie recipes on Instagram I can see why however I still can’t quite bring myself to call these a cookie, in English terms, they are most definitely a…

Coffee Blondies

You’d think making blondies without any chocolate would be impossible, right? You’re wrong. After seeing Sarah Kieffers’ Instagram post about these I put them straight to the top of the list of bakes. These are gorgeous, gooey bites of naughtiness, full of coffee flavour and fudginess. I can’t wait to get my hands on her cookbook…