Cookies

Plum + Almond Thumbprints

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s start the week with some cookies. Grown up versions of a jammy childhood classic. Nutty crunchy almonds and a dollop of plum jam. All the good stuff. Perfect with cups of tea. Everything is really.…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Not-Birthday Hazelnut + Nectarine Friands

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy-ish Hello my lovelies! We’re feeling a little bit french and a little bit fancy today. Perfect for a not-birthday treat. One of my favourite people has a hard time at her birthday. But that doesn’t mean she shouldn’t have…

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Dairy Free, Drinks, Egg Free, Gluten Free

Fig + Ginger Horchata

 Prep Time : 5 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Since we’ve been talking about non-alcoholic drink options lately I have another one. A bit more work than the lemonade but so delicious and refreshing. One of my favourite people made horchata to bring…

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DIY

Homemade Marzipan

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This isn’t the prettiest recipe. But it’s useful. And much cheaper than running out to get expensive imported store-bought marzipan when a recipe calls for it. This is one of those back pocket tricks. And it’s…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Pear + Almond Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! These delightful cakes were born out of a cake I made when a couple of friends came around for dinner. The last time we had gotten together one had suggested a future cake with pears and…

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Breakfast

Fig, Honey + Almond Muesli (Granola)

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy So we’re having a bit of a chocolate detox this week… With the warmer weather (we are pretending it’s not raining today…) I was ready for a change from a hot breakfast but clearly we are staying oat-based because…

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Dinner, Sauces

Rocket + Almond Pesto

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 10 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy We eat a lot of homemade pizza at the Winsome Ranch. A lot. It’s usually piled high with two of our favourite things – veges and cheeses. We’re pretty big on vegetables around here. Like 10 different vegetables in…

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Snacks

Home-Made Almond Butter

 Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Blitz Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 Hour | Difficulty : Easy What’s better than almond butter from the store? Almond butter that you make yourself so that it’s fresh and delicious and just the way you like it. Duh. I realise this isn’t a very Christmassy recipe but the belly…

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Snacks

Apricot Ginger + Chocolate Bliss Balls

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : None! | Total Time : 20 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy Totally unsurprisingly I am pretty big on snacks! As we all know, it’s really easy for it to get out of hand. I find that I eat much better during the week because I get prepared and I tend to…

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