Cinnamon and Pumpkin Scones with Dark Chocolate Chips

I was tagged in an Instagram post recently by Food Lover Magazine. They,  along with the Trewithen Dairy in Cornwall were launching a Scone Revolution and wanted to see what scones people were coming up with which I thought was a fantastic idea. Inspired by this and the four tins of Libby’s pumpkin puree in…

Another Excuse To Eat More Cake…

It’s almost cross country season again. After a summer lolling in the sun and not doing as much running as I had hoped/promised myself, next week, hundreds (thousands? ..there can’t be thousands of us this stupid?) of us across the country will start lining up in muddy fields, pitches and commons on a Sunday afternoon,…

A Sage, Squash and Celariac Soup for blustery days.

Big batch soup cooking really signals the arrival of colder weather to me and today is no exception. After a muddy, windy run on the common this morning, I came home needing a warming bowl of soup. Packed with nutrients, this one is an all round good-egg. Feel free to add in any other root…

Autumn Plum and Apple Galette

It’s a properly gloomy autumn day today and there’s even a storm warning here in the South West, so I’m baking for the weather and it’s comfort food all the way in the form of a plum and apple galette. A galette is a French term for any type of free form tart with the…

Baked Pears with Honey, Cinnamon and Toasted Almonds

  Mind-blowingly easy, yet pretty enough to whip out when friends come over for dinner – these baked pears are a fantastic, easy recipe to keep tucked away for autumn evenings. Ingredients (Serves 6): 6 pears (I used Sweet William in the photos but it doesn’t matter as long as they are perfectly ripe) 50g…