Guernsey Gâche

Guernsey Gâche (pronounced “Gosh”) is a traditional fruit loaf. The perfect teatime treat or toasted for breakfast.

Guernsey Gâche (pronounced “Gosh”) is a traditional fruit loaf. The perfect teatime treat or toasted for breakfast. I’m a little late with my first post for 2016. Christmas holidays spent with our family in Guernsey have certainly whizzed by, even allowing for the additional days courtesy of prolonged storms. High winds, a six metre swell, a …Continue Reading…

Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread

Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread - the pumpkin adds moisture and a natural sweetness to the bread and pairs well with cranberries; lightly spiced with cinnamon it's a real taste of Autumn. Serve a buttered slice with a cup of tea for a perfect teatime treat!

Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread, lightly spiced with cinnamon it’s a real taste of Autumn. Autumn is well and truly underway with plenty of misty mornings, beautiful spider webs and showers of colourful leaves. Halloween will be here before we know it and I can’t seem to keep up with the produce from the Kitchen Shed …Continue Reading…

Courgette Brownies

These Courgette Brownies are super moist, delicious & decadent - no one will ever guess there's zucchini in these brownies!

You would never know these delicious decadent brownies have courgettes in them and so far, friends and family haven’t had a clue what either of the secret ingredients are: the courgettes to add an extra moistness (essential in a brownie); the espresso powder to enhance the chocolate flavour, giving an extra chocolatey taste with no …Continue Reading…

Easy Lemon Tart | Tarte au Citron

Lemon Tart or Tarte au Citron looks and tastes great and yet is really easy to make. Simply whisk together your filling ingredients, pour the mixture into a baked pastry case (preferably home-made) et voila, a delicious lemon tart !

Lemon Tart or Tarte au Citron looks and tastes great and yet is really easy to make. Simply whisk together your filling ingredients, pour the mixture into a baked pastry case (preferably home-made) et voila, a delicious lemon tart ! Tarte au Citron is always on the summer menu here at the Kitchen Shed as …Continue Reading…

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat - a decadently buttery brioche filled with chocolate chips and creme patissiere.

Why not celebrate Easter with this decadently buttery brioche filled with chocolate chips and custard ? Although this recipe is perfect for sharing with family and friends, it does come with a warning – Chinois is terribly addictive ! Whilst I love making Hot Cross Buns (The Kitchen Shed oven has been working overtime baking …Continue Reading…

Sugar Free Mini Cheesecakes

Sugar Free Mini Cheesecakes are delicious & you would never guess they were refined sugar free. Sweetened with reduced fresh orange juice & a touch of maple syrup. A perfect guilt free treat!

Sugar Free Mini Cheesecakes are delicious & you would never guess they were refined sugar free. Sweetened with reduced fresh orange juice & a touch of maple syrup. A perfect guilt free treat! I’ve been overwhelmed by the response to my Healthy Digestive Biscuits this week and they’re proving to be a ‘moreish’ bake here …Continue Reading…