Chicken and Waffles

Maybe my first post in a new year should maybe have been some sort of healthy, detoxifying dish to balance out the recent holiday season with all it’s chocolate, cookies and big family meals. But then I got a new waffle maker for Christmas. That combined with me and an American friend reminiscing about the American […]

Autumnal Apple Pumpkin Crumble Cake

It’s October now and I couldn’t decide if this post should therefore feature apples or pumpkins… until I realized that together they would make a perfect autumn cake! The markets are full with huge varieties of both at the moment, which is a lovely sight – pink, red and green apples next to yellow, orange […]

Individual Chai Spiced Baked Cheesecakes with Figs and Oranges

So far it’s been a glorious autumn – some even call it an Indian summer, as we continue to have sunny days here in London. There’s already quite a lot of leaves on the ground and I can’t wait for a day of apple picking, which I might get around to doing this weekend. In […]

American Waffles with Blueberry Compote

I love Belgian Waffles – those thick, square yeasty ones. Sadly, I can’t really make those in my little waffle iron at home, as that one is for the thinner German ones. Still, I wanted to try out a waffle receipe with yeast anyway, as yeasty waffles are also quite American (I think!) and the […]


  What is a Duffin, I hear you ask? The answer is: a donut-like muffin! I hadn’t heard of them either until the other week when I was reviewing a café near Holborn , who had a tray of freshly baked ‘Duffins’ on their counter. I was instantly intrigued by the sweet smelling muffins rolled […]