Homemade Granola with Berry and Vanilla Compote

Once again I have committed the ultimate cardinal blogging sin and neglected it for a few weeks…I’m sorry! I have been home for Easter and without a kitchen for three weeks which has been thoroughly miserable I can tell you. … Continue reading

Blueberry, Honey and Lemon Pancakes with a Cream Cheese Topping

The weekend is almost here and for me, that means one thing: a license to faff about all morning making breakfast! These pancakes I must say have the wow factor so are perfect for a birthday breakfast for a housemate … Continue reading

Things on Toast; Wednesday – Grilled Cheddar Cheese and Caramelised Shallots

This is like French onion soup on toast.  The sweetness of the caramelised shallots with the saltiness of the cheese makes for a seriously gorgeous snack.  It takes some time so if you are planning on having it for a … Continue reading

Things on toast; Tuesday – Cinnamon and Vanilla Eggy bread topped with Warm Stewed Apple, Raisin and Cinnamon

This can be enjoyed as a lengthy breakfast or even as a dessert.  The smell of it cooking is intoxicating, the sugary syrupy smells of  buttery cinnamon and vanilla really captures what autumn is all about, warming comfort foods. Based on … Continue reading

Things on toast; Monday – Eggs Florentine

So one of my favourite meals of the day is breakfast, in particular, toast (which my housemates know all too well!)  For some reason, people at Uni seem to skip breakfast more than when they are at home – be it because they … Continue reading