Everyday life of a foodie



Birthday Mash and Birthday Cake!

It’s my other half’s birthday today and he had asked for Bangers and Mash for dinner. How low key is that!? It did mean I had more time to spend on the cake and I decided to surprise him with something he’s never had before: Guinness Cake!

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Lemon Drizzle 

Now I wasn’t sure how this would turn out at all as I didn’t have the right ingredients nor the right size tin, but apart from the very flat appearance it tastes lovely! Very pleased for my first attempt at a lemon drizzle

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Chorizo Pizza

Home made pizza to kick off the weekend! Get in!

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Blueberry Crumble

Apple crumble is my favourite dessert in the whole world. Seriously, if I ever say no to an apple crumble I am probably very very ill and you should be worried. But, on a lovely summer’s day it felt a bit too autumn-y, even for me. So I decided to do a blueberry crumble.

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Banana bread

We had a massive bunch of ripe bananas at home so I decided to make some banana bread to bring in to work. We’re really bad at work, nearly every day someone has made something or bought some treats and brought in.  Continue reading “Banana bread”

Swedish Strawberry Cake (Gräddtårta) 

If you’re looking for something very Swedish you need to look no further cause this is it! Strawberry Cake. I’m slightly biased (being Swedish and the sponge recipe being my grandma’s) but this is heaven on a plate.  Continue reading “Swedish Strawberry Cake (Gräddtårta) “

Swedish brownie (kladdkaka) 

We had our old landlord over for dinner tonight so I just had to make something Swedish. Tadah- kladdkaka is the answer to all of your problems my friend!  Continue reading “Swedish brownie (kladdkaka) “

Cinnamon buns


The other day at work there was a morning meeting where they served breakfast. I can totally understand croissants being served and just about accept the pain au chocolate but I simply can not wrap my  Scandinavian rye-head around the fact that cinnamon rolls/swirls are served for breakfast. They’re sweet? They won’t fill you up? Continue reading “Cinnamon buns”

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