Apple + Millet Crumble Cake
Apples / Baking / Breakfast / Cheap + Cheerful / Dessert / Meals + Courses / Millet / Special Diets / Vegetarian / Wholegrains

Apple + Millet Crumble Cake

A rustic, apple-packed, buttery millet crumble-topped, rosemary scented afternoon tea cake. Beauty in simplicity.   ___________________________________________ FOR APPLE CAKE 4 cooking apples – we used Bramley, peeled, cored and cut into 8-10 chunks 5 tbsp plain flour, sifted 4 tbsp caster sugar 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp baking powder 2 free range eggs … Continue reading

Toffee Apple, Almond + Quinoa Cakes
Almonds / Apples / Baking / Eggs / Maple Syrup / Quinoa / Sweet

Toffee Apple, Almond + Quinoa Cakes

It’s apple season and I’m in heaven. Is there anything more comforting for a wintertime treat than soft, moist cake, sweet caramel and tender toffee apples? I lucked out and was given a bucketful of beautiful seasonal apples picked fresh from my neighbour’s orchard. Their aromatic, juicy flesh was ripe for baking and I happily … Continue reading

Hot-Smoked Salmon, Roast Plum and Grain Salad
Basil / Freekah / Lemon / Lunch / Plums / Savoury / Seafood / Wholemeal Flour

Hot-Smoked Salmon, Roast Plum and Grain Salad

 At the heart of this autumn-inspired grain salad is sweet, sticky roasted plums flecked with lemon zest and given a subtle kick from a sprinkling of white pepper. Tossed with plump, chewy freekeh, hot-smoked salmon and basil this salad is a breeze to put together and a joy to eat. 6 plums, quartered, stones removed … Continue reading

Toasted Quinoa with Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Honeycomb and Grilled Balsamic Strawberries
Almonds / Berries / Breakfast / Honey / Quinoa / Yoghurt

Toasted Quinoa with Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Honeycomb and Grilled Balsamic Strawberries

Autumn brings a bounty of wonderful things – the turning trees, the crunchy-leaf scattered footpaths, mild nights and brisk mornings. It also often brings the first sniffles and coughs of the year. My Toasted Quinoa with Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Honeycomb and Grilled Strawberries is an alternative to the medicine you might find in your bathroom … Continue reading