While many of you dread Hump Day, I hope you find comfort in my Woman Crush Wednesday series. It is a nice upbeat day of girl power with yummy food. It is my favorite day of the week!!! A fabulous female foodie gets showered with love and we get to learn a fantastic new recipe. This week on WCW it is our 62nd lovely lady and this one hails from Down Under. Anneka Manning is one of the foremost experts on baking and her methods are tried and true! She could be Australia’s most famous export along side Vegemite! Continue reading
I’ve been under the weather the past few days and even missed my Woman Crush Wednesday cooking tutorial. The first time illness has gotten in the way of my fav day! But luckily today I had just enough energy to bake a banana loaf. And I decided to make it a “free from” variety. No sugar, eggs or dairy. Now it still has gluten, but there’s a reason why! Continue reading
One of the best things about teaching cookery classes is seeing the students delighted with themselves when they have recreated a dish I have demoed. Especially one that is a bit different than the norm. Such is the case with these savory Courgette Cakes. Or as my American friends might call them, Zucchini Fritters. In essence they are a pancake. However, not your typical Sunday brunch pancake which is a butter and syrup laden affair. Continue reading
This past Saturday was the official day of Chinese New Year. Though we are living in London, which has one of the top Chinatowns in the world, we didn’t get there to celebrate. It was a madhouse of crowds! But I remember the days of celebrating it when I was teaching preschool at a multi cultural school in L.A. We ate Chinese food, did arts and crafts inspired by the rich culture and even had a dragon parade. Since I was born in the year of the dragon I loved that tradition. Continue reading
Most people realize home cooked food is better for us then eating out. We certainly know exactly what is in each dish we cook. It can also be a massive financial savings. However, for busy people the shopping and prepping of the food can put them off the benefits of eating at home. So enter a new rising star…food boxes delivered to your door. In America the popular one is Blue Apron, in the U.K it is Hello Fresh. All come with the necessary ingredients and easy to follow instruction recipe cards for your sit down restaurant quality dinner at home. How does this fit into Soup Scentral week you ask? Continue reading
It’s the first Woman Crush Wednesday of 2017! Here we go! For anyone new, this is the day I shower some love on a female foodie! Not only through this post, but also on my Snapchat (username blissbakery) where I recreate one of her recipes live. It is always a recipe that I have never made before just to show how it all comes together. But from the looks of it, this is going to be an awesome one! Because today’s honoree is the awesome Katie Lee. Continue reading
I am so excited for today for several reasons. First off you know that Wednesday is my favorite day because it is Woman Crush Wednesday and one lovely chef will be getting the love. I am also excited since we are just back from Malta and I will be using some of the ingredients I got while we were there in today’s recipe. And lastly it is day 30 of my #30daysofgratitude Snapchallenge. So there will be lots of LOVE and appreciation in our midst.