Apple Pie & Fudge Muffins

I am still using up all the apples that are falling off my apple trees. There are so many this year. So here is a quick recipe for some delicious seasonal muffins. Ingredients: 300g plain flour 2 tsp’s cinnamon 1 egg pinch of salt 1 tsp baking powder 250ml buttermilk 150g butter, melted 250g brown… Read More

Cinder Toffee

My late gran used to write down recipe on the corners of bits of newspapers or magazines and keep them in kitchen drawers or stuffed in notebooks. I found this one recently for Cinder Toffee which she had scribbled on the corner of a piece of newspaper. I felt and always will feel very sentimental… Read More

Blackberry Brew

I’ve been brewing cocktails in the studio this Halloween week and will be drinking this Blackberry Brew to ward off evil spirits….recipe now on the blog. I’ve used the Daffy’s Gin 5cl miniature in this recipe which is super easy as it’s measured out exactly. Have a fun Halloween week… Gill x Prep Time: 5… Read More

Vegetarian Courgette Loaf

My courgette loaf is perfect for a lunch snack or even for a quick breakfast.  The recipe is below and the full blog post can be found over at Small City Big Personality or by clicking here. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Serves: 3 Ingredients 1 large courgette, grated 75g butter 250ml… Read More

Salad with a Thai Smooth Peanut Butter Dressing

In association with Whole Earth Foods and Dassie Artisan, I have created this delicious summer dish – a salad with a Thai smooth peanut butter dressing using the Whole Earth Foods smooth organic peanut butter and served on the beautiful mushroom dinner plate by Dassie Artisan. Find out more about Whole Earth Foods’ award winning… Read More

Asparagus Lemon Risotto

Asparagus: it tastes so divinely good, but with its short seasonal window in May and June we suggest you use it in everything you can for a month! This is a wonderful fresh vegetarian risotto recipe proving once again that the foodie marriage between Scottish ingredients and Italian cooking is one that has stood the… Read More

Wild Garlic Savoury Muffins

Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Serves: 12 Ingredients 275g self raising flour 125g cheddar cheese, grated 50g parmesan grated 1 red pepper, chopped finely 225ml milk 175g melted butter 2 eggs 1 tsp salt Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180C. Using an electric whisk, blend together the flour, eggs, milk, butter and salt. 2…. Read More

Spinach & Garlic Soup

Spinach has developed a reputation for being one of the healthiest foods around. It’s packed full of iron and helps to give you energy and deliver essential oxygen to the cells in your body. It’s no wonder then – that as it’s bright colour suggests – it’s pretty healthy and is often referred to as a ‘Superfood.’ and… Read More