These Oat Crumblies were created one morning when I was making a packed lunch to take into work later in the day and I realised that we were out of biscuits. I always have the ingredients to make basic biscuits in the house, so it wasn’t difficult to grab what I needed to make the Oat Crumblies. Continue reading
Viennese whirls are similar to empire biscuits (a low FODMAP recipe for them can be found here), but they’re much lighter and more delicate. Unlike empire biscuits, which are sandwiched solely with jam, Viennese whirls are sandwiched together with both lightly whipped buttercream icing and strawberry jam which makes them a very sweet, but delightfully indulgent, treat. Continue reading
Just after Christmas my partner went food shopping and came home with two reduced punnets of fresh cranberries. I have no earthly idea what she thought we would do with fresh cranberries (let alone two packs!), but they had been enough of a bargain to justify their purchase. Ever since, they’ve sat in my freezer taking up valuable space and irritating me every time I’ve had to manoeuvre around them in order to get to something I’ve needed in the freezer, so I snapped the other day and let them defrost overnight and decided to try to make some cranberry cookies with them.
Coconut rings are lovely little tasty bites of cake that are formed of creamy desiccated coconut which create a raised moat around a jam-filled centre. They’re a really easy bake to make and require very few ingredients too. In its dried, desiccated form coconut can be used to lend creaminess and body to curries and tagines as well as sweet and exotic fruity flavours to sweet dishes.