Competitions · Shop · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Made with Love: Valentines Competition

To celebrate the Launch of Chinskitchen online shop and Nankhatai (Spiced Indian Shortbread) , we are giving away one lucky winner our Valentines Nankhatai Gift Box.   A gorgeous selection of Rose and Cardamom nankhatai, hand packed in a rustic gift box and gift tag to write your personal message. A perfect gift to treat… Continue reading Made with Love: Valentines Competition

Baking · Competitions

Competition- Win “A Year of Cake” 100 Celebratory Recipes

The moment has finally arrived for you to grab a copy and cast your eyes on Clandestine Cake Club’s second recipe book ” A Year of Cake” 100 celebratory recipes due to be published on 10th September 2015. A selection of fabulous cake recipes each one reflecting a theme whether it be a festival, birthday,… Continue reading Competition- Win “A Year of Cake” 100 Celebratory Recipes

Baking · Cakes · Desserts · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Highlights of 2014 & White Chocolate, Raspberry and Pistachio Tray Bake…

  Hello lovely readers, hope you all had a fabulous Christmas with lots of family time, good food and drinks? Some may have noticed that my blogging has become slightly sporadic right? Well, after a period of maternity and sick leave I returned back to my full time job as a Specialist Occupational Therapist in… Continue reading Highlights of 2014 & White Chocolate, Raspberry and Pistachio Tray Bake…

Baking · Cakes · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Fresh Fig, Cinnamon and Almond Muffins

There’s nothing more exciting than being able to come downstairs, turn your oven on and start baking with a variety of ingredients, especially  spices that release a sensational aroma and leave that feel of warmth in your home. Yep i’m talking about cinnamon, the oldest spice known and used in beverages, sweet and savoury cooking… Continue reading Fresh Fig, Cinnamon and Almond Muffins

Reviews · Uncategorized

Glenn Cosby’s Bake It Big Tour Review

Who would have thought gag reflex and tassels would be associated with baking? Confused? Intrigued then visiting Glenn Cosby’s Bake it Big Tour is a must. A show that brings to you comedy, baking and lots of cake (larger than life) under one roof, oh and not to forget audience participation 🙂 So what’s it all… Continue reading Glenn Cosby’s Bake It Big Tour Review

Baking · Cakes · Free from Fridays · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: All in One Nut Free Arabic Date Cake with Saffron Caramel Sauce

  So a few weeks ago we were in sunny Dubai embracing the lovely weather, relaxing family time, humble atmosphere and a variety of delicious food. From breakfast to dinner one thing that caught my eye was the dessert station, unfortunately no pictures were taken but when I say what a spread I seriously mean… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: All in One Nut Free Arabic Date Cake with Saffron Caramel Sauce

Baking · Biscuits and Cookies

Fennel and Orange Shortbread Biscuits

  Traditional shortbread never fails to please anyone whether you want a buttery melt in the mouth biscuit, dunking biscuit or just a taste of sugar and butter treat, yes unfortunately it doesn’t do justice to your waist line but I go by the rule of “everything in moderation”. Isn’t it amazing that there are… Continue reading Fennel and Orange Shortbread Biscuits