Pecan, Orange & Cranberry Muffins

It’s funny how we use words and don’t often think of where they originate from. The word “Muffin” is a point in case and I decided to look into the origins of it after typing it out and noticing its oddity for the first time. Although there is nothing conclusive I prefer the theory that…

Almond & Orange Delights

I guess this recipe could qualify as a florentine but not in the traditional sense as it has no butter in the recipe. The crisp texture and aromatic flavour of this delectable treat is redolent of the Middle East and its light enough to be enjoyed guilt free. They also happen to be gluten and…

Italian Orange & Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake

I think cheesecake is my favourite kind of cake ๐Ÿ™‚ I always go for a baked version (I loathe the fridge/gelatin kind with a passion) and I think my all time favourite is a New York Baked cheesecake with a sour cream topping. However this one comes a close second, and although its also baked,…

Almond & Orange Friands

When Lemcke gifted me a few of their oils recently it really got my creative juices flowing. As you all know by now I favour simplicity over complication and FLAVOUR is always of ultimate importance. The Almond Oil from Lemcke is refined and is therefore better used for baking and cooking as it is more…