Easy Leek, Bacon and Brie Quiche.

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Easy Leek, bacon and brie quiche.

This week I’ve been busy settling my two-year old daughter Slice into nursery for the first time.  Up until now she has always been at home with me so this is a huge change for her.  It has been traumatic for both of us but we are getting there. Continue reading

Dorset Apple Cake.

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Tradition Dorset Apple Cake.

With so many Bramley apples falling from the tree in our garden it seemed the ideal time to bake a classic British apple cake.  As Dorset has adopted the apple as its official culinary symbol I decided this was the only way to go. Continue reading

So simple Apple and Blackberry Pie.

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So simple Apple and Blackberry Pie.

The recent autumnal climate here in the Uk inspired me to make a warm golden pie filled with sweet apple and tart blackberries.  Busy potty training my two-year old I wanted an easy, fuss free recipe, so I decided to opt for ready to roll pastry bought from the supermarket.  To ensure my pastry was as delicious as home-made I treated myself to a new Lakeland perfobake 23cm perforated round pie tin.  I would recommend this pie tin as the perforated design ensures the pastry cooks evenly and perfectly crisp so you don’t  have to worry about soggy bottoms. Continue reading