Langue du chat…sort of !

We had my wee ones repeat allergy blood tests this week .Fingers , toes and everything crossed that his levels are coming down .He is also being tested against cocoa as came up in hives the last time he ate it. Miserable. I am desperate for him to beable to tolerate dairy and egg but… Continue reading Langue du chat…sort of !

Date and orange scones

Just what  my son needed after school today …..nom nom nom  date and orange scones!!! Take 350g self raising flour 3 tablespoon caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 85 g PURE or dairy free spread or butter 150g chopped dates Juice and zest of a large orange 175 ml Oatly or dairy… Continue reading Date and orange scones

Hurricane rhubarb, orange and cardamon cake!

Well St Jude came crashing through our home town at 3am , made a good attempt at what sounded like removing the roof from our house at 5am and then had disappeared by 8am .The was little evidence of damage to our house or area despite media proclamation that it would be the worst storm… Continue reading Hurricane rhubarb, orange and cardamon cake!

My heaven in a breakfast

Sunday breakfast calls out for leisurely indulgence and a shift away from the rushed weetabix and toast of the weekday.It is probably the only time baking in pyjamas also feels acceptable ! This morning’s family treat was Date and Orange muffins followed with melon, stem ginger and yoghurt. A light breakfast as we are off… Continue reading My heaven in a breakfast

Oh so naughty but nice chocolate cake!!

Now we all have a view on Nigella.It is a bit like marmite , you either love her or hate her! Personally I love her recipe books and was given ” How to be a domestic goddess” as part of a leaving present from work recently. It has been exciting to be at home full… Continue reading Oh so naughty but nice chocolate cake!!