• a christmas mince pie close up photo

    Welcome, lovelies! ‘Tis the season to embrace the magical flavors of the holidays as we dive into the delightful world of Christmas mince pies. Join me on a scrumptious adventure filled with traditional charm and mouthwatering aromas! Today we get ready for my second favourite holiday (first is Easter) as we unravel the mysteries of the Christmas mince pie—a quintessentially British treat that holds a special place in our hearts.…

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  • Yummy bakewell tart

    Welcome back! Today, I have a special treat for you: the beloved British classic, Bakewell tarts. These exquisite pastries have a storied history and a heavenly taste that will transport you to the charming streets of England. Imagine sinking your teeth into a buttery pastry base, perfectly balanced with a layer of luscious raspberry jam. And as you take another bite, the rich almond frangipane filling melts in your mouth,…

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  • Traditional Mini Cornish Pasty

    The first time I even heard of a Cornish pasty was when I went to Cornwall (not surprisingly).  I had planned to go on a camping trip with some friends near Newquay. (A town in Cornwall has been a tourist spot for more than a hundred years! Not surprising when you see those gorgeous beaches!) After days of planning, we hopped in the car and started driving. The five of…

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