Beijinhos de Coco (Brazilian Coconut Bonbons)

I recently found myself with an excess of desiccated coconut in the kitchen, making the mistake of purchasing an enormous bag, I quickly made a search on google of recipes that require coconut and came across these sweets. These are somewhat similar to the traditional Brazilian sweets: Brigadeiros. A fudge like confectionary, made from condensed…

Sun-dried tomato pesto and cheese swirls

I definitely have too much of a sweet tooth. I make cakes, cookies, sweets all the time but it’s been a long time since I made anything savoury. I put that right today by making these pesto swirls. Soft bread filled with tangy pesto and oozing with cheese, these are best served straight from the…

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,…

Nyepi: Reflections from Bali

So today is Nyepi, as known as Bali’s Day of Silence and so I thought it an ideal opportunity to reflect on some of my favourite moments from my time in Bali. For so long Bali had been on my bucket list and it didn’t disappoint. It was such a beautiful place, albeit a little touristy,…

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…