Blueberry Pie with Coconut Crust

Nothing's more American than apple pie… ...at least that's what they (and my husband) say. In fact, the first recorded recipe for apple pie was written way back in 1381 back home in England - sorry husband, you are WRONG and I am oh so right (for once)! To me there is nothing more American than Blueberry Pie. I … Continue reading Blueberry Pie with Coconut Crust

Stars & Stripes Cake for July 4th

"Independence" is a dirty word and one that is impossible to escape right now. I hate to be a "Debbie Downer" but I am SO fed up with the EU Referendum and the impending economic gloom we are all to suffer until the eventual signing of Article 50 and the UK officially leaves Europe. So god bless America, July 4th and Independence … Continue reading Stars & Stripes Cake for July 4th

Blueberry Fritters

Happy National Doughnut Day! Yes, that's right, today is a day dedicated to the holey doughnut (or 'donut' as it is more commonly known in the US!), a day where it is absolutely obligatory to feast on at least one of these sugary, fluffy morsels of delight! Brought to the United States via Dutch immigrants in the 19th century, … Continue reading Blueberry Fritters