Mulberry Muffins

I’ve managed to get the timing of this recipe down to a fine art. I can have the muffins coming out of the oven just as Cora is waking up from a nap. If you need something that bakes super quickly, this is the recipe for you. It uses oil instead of butter so there […]

Elsie’s Oat Creams

My great-granny’s cook/housekeeper in Scotland was a very good baker. Elsie taught my mum how to bake when she started working on the farm so without her, my childhood would have been a lot less sweet! These biscuits are a firm favourite in our family. They’re quick and easy but very tasty. As the biscuits […]

Fresh plum and vanilla muffins

I don’t really like too many things about summer. I am definitely more of an autumn and winter kind of person. I love wearing layers, cooking big, warming meals (and puddings obvs) and drinking red wine in front of the fire. One of the things that I do like about summer is stone fruit! Our […]


I spend all year hanging out for Christmas to arrive. I love it so much that I spend all year thinking about it and whether it is too early to start baking or writing Christmas cards. Admittedly, I get sick of writing Christmas cards pretty quickly so maybe if I wrote them throughout the year, […]

chickpea brownies

Chickpea Brownies

We had a massive weekend here on the farm over the long weekend, two weeks ago. I am helping my parents in their new business venture, Felton Harvest, which was established to value-add on the farm. Mum and Dad have started planting an orchard with the view to sell the fruit at local markets and […]