Christmas Shortbread

So why is it Christmas shortbread? To me it’s Christmas shortbread as, growing up, the only time you could buy shortbread was at Christmas. Mostly it came in a circle where you were supposed to break off a portion. It never worked that way, you either had a massive bit or a pile of dust. […]

Chunky Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies

Warning……these chunky chocolate and hazelnut cookies are very naughty and therefore very good! I remember making something like this as a child with chocolate chips and chopped nuts but this is definitely not something for children. It’s not because you find yourself biting into a large chunk of chocolate or because they are huge, crispy […]

Pumpkin Muffins with Coconut, Walnuts and Spices

So, who truthfully doesn’t like a naughty muffin? Well today is Halloween and it’s a gorgeous sunny day here in France with temperatures in the twenties! All the shops have been full of a huge range of pumpkins as opposed to the UK and they eat them rather than just carving them up. Earlier in […]