Oat & Cinnamon Pancakes

Until recently,¬†Nigella¬†was used as a byword for pure heart-palpitating over-indulgence¬†(think butter, cream, booze, cream, chocolate,¬†cream etc etc) but¬†many of the recipes¬†in her Simply Nigella¬†series are not only good for you but¬†suitable for those with special dietary requirements too. ¬†Today I opted to¬†start my day with her oat pancake recipe. ¬†I think the idea of whizzing¬†oats… Continue reading Oat & Cinnamon Pancakes

Herby Italian Hearthbreads: GBBO bread week

Bread, mmm… The background I am reading through my cookbooks looking for bread-making inspiration when my heart nearly skips a beat: In How to Be a Domestic Goddess, Nigella describes her ‘Garlic and parsley hearthbreads’ as a little like a cross between a naan bread and focaccia.  (To me, bread doesn’t get any better than that!)  I am also intrigued by the… Continue reading Herby Italian Hearthbreads: GBBO bread week

‘Bounty’ balls

After making the ‘Bounty Biscuits’¬†there were loads of coconut macaroons left over so I popped them in the freezer ready for another time. ¬†This was unnecessary as I actually decided to do something with them today: cover them in melted chocolate to make ‘Bounty’ balls. ¬†The freezing wasn’t a total waste of time, however. ¬†It… Continue reading ‘Bounty’ balls