Watermelon & feta salad

Watermelon and feta salad

Second only to mango, watermelon would have to be my favourite fruit. You might recall reading about my love of this delightfully bright, sweet and refreshing fruit when I made this lovely watermelon granita last summer.  Needless to say, when served icy cold on a hot summer’s day, I find watermelon one of life’s simple […]

Mango semifreddo

Mango semifreddo

When it comes to favourites, I’m one of those annoying people who for want of a better a name is a bit of a fence sitter. Whether I’m asked to name my favourite restaurant, place in the world, or even meal, my usual answer is… “It depends”,  which is shortly followed by me rattling off […]

Prosecco, elderflower and berry jellies

Festive jellies for a very Merry Christmas!

I can’t believe tomorrow is Christmas Day!  If anyone is looking for something simple to serve to family and friends over the next few days then I’d highly recommend you give these Prosecco, elderflower and berry jellies a try. I made a trial batch of these festive jellies by Jamie Oliver last week and they […]

Buttermilk-glazed mini fig and pecan cakes

Buttermilk-glazed mini fig and pecan cakes

Today is the 20th of the month.  Not only does this mean it’s only five days left until Christmas, but it also marks the start of my week long holiday down the coast with my family.  A week relaxing by the beach and spending time with those I hold dear to my heart…  Perfection! Speaking […]

Fig, prosciutto and manchego salad | A Sweet Muddle

Fig, prosciutto and manchego salad

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been quite excited to see the appearance of fresh figs in the grocers and have been dreaming of ways to put them to good use in the kitchen.  This Fig, prosciutto and manchego salad seemed like the perfect place to start.  There is something ever so good about […]

Vanilla thins

Vanilla thins

With the festive season well and truly upon us, I thought it would be a good time to share the recipe for these Vanilla thins with you all.  Not to be mistaken with the vanilla shortbread version known by the same name, these crispy buttery biscuits are popular throughout France, Italy and Spain, where they’re […]

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