May 2, 2019

I'll keep it short and sweet this month...I'm not even going to talk about my monthly blog target. All I will say is I hope by year end to have averaged out at the right level... SORRY. 

In the UK we're in peak rhubarb season. I have a bit of a rhubarb problem, not help...

November 16, 2017

How is it November already? The weeks seem to rush in at this time of year. As night falls ever earlier and the crisp air takes hold, my oven is still as active as ever, the hot heart of our home. Today I've got a corker of a recipe for you: my take on a retro Baked Al...

August 2, 2017

It's been a delightfully busy summer so far. I ran my first patisserie course a few weeks ago in Yorkshire, which was a great success. I love teaching and am hoping to do more soon so watch this space. 

I also gave a seminar to a group of school students at the Royal In...

June 12, 2017

Well hello there. For those here exclusively for the brownie, you can cut straight to the bottom of the page, but if you fancy hearing my chat then read on...

I just had a fantastic weekend at the Cheltenham Science Festival. One of the leading science festivals in the...

May 24, 2017

It feels like summer might have just arrived. I've officially deemed it an appropriate start to shorts season and have invested in an array of sun creams. Ah, the pains of being ginger.

The last few days have been gloriously warm and that means it's time to gear up for...

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