Sivananda Cookies

Or to me, my yoga teacher’s cookies. I tried these after a yoga nidra class at my yoga teacher’s house when we all had tea and a beautiful selection of snacks, these cookies being among them and being my favourite part of the picnic. Sivananda is a well-known and popular place of learning yoga established … More Sivananda Cookies

Black Magic Cake

So we had some more milk turn sour, again. Que sour milk cakes. I found this one online, appropriately called Black Magic cake – even more appropriate as it is Halloween month. What gives it such a cool name? Well, for a start it is wonderfully dark and moist, and it even tastes like magic … More Black Magic Cake

3 Egg Yolk Chocolate Chip Cookies – THE BEST ON THE PLANET

These are the best homemade cookies in the world. They take time to make but are so worth it. I got them from a Telegraph magazine article a few years back and have made them plenty of times since then. The egg yolks are one of the most important ingredients of this recipe – they make the … More 3 Egg Yolk Chocolate Chip Cookies – THE BEST ON THE PLANET

Mince Pies

So, I’ve made 2 1/2 giant jars of mincemeat… so that will keep me baking mince pies all December! Mince pies are one of those classic Christmas traditions. Our mince pies have medieval origins, most likely from the crusades where meat and spices were brought back from abroad. The reason mincemeat is called meat is because … More Mince Pies

Yorkshire Parkin 2017

Parkin was primarily the Northern English for gingerbread. Different Parkin is characterised by what region it is made in. One of the most famous (and delicious) is Yorkshire Parkin – made in Yorkshire. Yorkshire Parkin is traditionally made with oats which give it an unusually chewy texture. It is ritually eaten on Bonfire Night, 5th … More Yorkshire Parkin 2017