Peanut Butter Cookies

It would not be unfair to argue that these cookies are merely an inferior version of the recipe championed by Deb over at Smitten Kitchen. And while it’s true, that doesn’t negate the fact that these were made entirely with ingredients I already had in my cupboard (no mean feat these days). Oh and the … Continue reading

Almond Slices

I think we can all agree that almonds are a thing of health and goodness. Packed full of protein, healthy fats and Vitamin E, the benefits attributed to almonds include lowering cholesterol, preventing diabetes and heart disease and even helping weight loss. Really an excuse to combine them with lashings of butter, flour, sugar and … Continue reading

Cranberry Breakfast Muffins

Cranberry Breakfast Muffins

Dear readers, if one day you should find yourself working crazy long hours on the other side of town, remember this post. These muffins will save your life.* The recipe came to me Confessions of a Tart, who described them as “the perfect breakfast muffin“. She could just be right. What do you think? Are … Continue reading

Gluttony (also, Extravagance, Pride)

chocolate brownies

These brownies should come with a health warning: do not bake without a cause. Left sitting on a countertop with no real purpose, they will disappear. To your hips. I speak from experience when I say the single most important thing when making these is to use good quality chocolate. I used Lindt 70% which … Continue reading