Date Crumble Slice

I think my family possibly love this oaty date crumble slice more than they actually love me. It is indeed very good, but really? This makes about 24 delightful squares. Ingredients Dates: 300g pitted dried dates, chopped 250ml water Crumble: 300g softened butter (I use stork) 330g light brown sugar 390g plain flour 3/4 tsp… Continue reading Date Crumble Slice

Chewy Amaretti Cookies

These are wonderful – if I could live on marzipan alone I would, and these hit the mark. Chewy, almondy (yes that’s a word), light meringue cookies. I took them to a friend’s house for afternoon tea and they disappeared quickly. How many will this make I hear you ask? Well it depends on how… Continue reading Chewy Amaretti Cookies


An absolute classic, from the absolute classic that is Nigella Lawson. Nuff said. Ingredients 190g soft unsalted butter 190g 70% dark chocolate 3 large eggs 2tsp vanilla extract 250g caster sugar 110g plain flour 1/2 tsp free flowing salt 150g chopped walnuts Method Grease & line (base + sides) of an 8″ x 12″ tin,… Continue reading Brownies