Ayutthaya, Thailand: Photo Diary

Check Out: The reclining Buddha at Pratu Chai The sacred Buddha in a tree at Wat Maha That Take in the breath taking monuments at Wat Phra Si Sanphet Enjoy the brightly coloured blossoms and flowers. Take a boat ride along the river to see how vast and how many temples Ayutthaya is home to. Stand…

Individual Lemon Tarts

Lemon is my flavour of choice at the moment, making these mini is even better. Thinly lined sweet crust pastry, filled with a creamy lemon filling and topped with anything small and sweet you can find. Freshly whipped cream Curled Lemon Peel Mini Meringues Edible flowers Gold Leaf Individual Lemon Tarts Ingredients: (for the pastry)…

Bangkok, Thailand: Photo Diary

Check out: The Marble Temple Ride round the streets on a Tuk Tuk The gorgeous paintings and giant golden Buddha in Bang Khun Phrom Take a water taxi along the canals and on the river The monumental Wat Phra Chettuphon Climb the Golden Mount at dusk to see the city lit up Eat your way…

Indulgent Chocolate Cupcakes

A box of these cupcakes makes for a lovely gift for a friend (hello Kristin!) and everyone loves chocolate so they’re a true crowd pleaser. A soft chocolate sponge cake, topped with a swirl of creamy buttercream, drizzled with chocolate and decorated with whatever chocolate morsels you can get your hands on. Indulgent Chocolate Cupcakes …

Lemon and Blueberry Loaf Cake

New season blueberries are in shops at the moment and they are the most plump, juicy sweet berries ever. They make a perfect addition to any baked good. This loaf cake is swirled with lemon curd and speckled with blueberries, adding a fudgy sort of texture with bursts of sweetness. Topped with candied lemon slices,…