Delicious homemade strawberry jam

My family recently went strawberry picking at a farm not too far from home. We had so much fun picking and eating loads of fresh sweet strawberries that I’m sure it will become an annual family tradition. The only problem of course is that we ended up with around 6 kg (13.2 pounds) of strawberries…

A strawberry and cream chocolate sponge cake for my birthday

I celebrated my birthday last week and decided to make a yummy cake to mourn the passing of another year. As the years go flying by, I’ve found the only real solace of ageing is to eat cake, and lots of it! I want to share with you the best sponge cake recipe I’ve come…

Sunday morning waffles

While rubbing the sleep from my eyes this morning, I had the sudden urge to make waffles. It was chilly outside and I wanted something warm and sickly sweet to get me started. Miss three thought that it was a great idea and watched my every move while drinking her early morning Milo (malted chocolate…