Confession: I don't really like pears. Often hard and grainy; quickly soft and mushy, they do little for me. This recipe is a direct result of receiving yet more pears in our weekly organic delivery and desperately trying to find new ways to 'use them up'. Necessity is the mother of invention - Fika will … Continue reading Scandi Pear & Cardamom Cakes
How very refreshing. I ventured into Cheltenham's newest café today and had the pleasure of sampling some of their healthy delights. That's right, we Cheltonians now have our very own health food café in town, and it puts a smile on my face just knowing that it's there. I have to say that there aren't … Continue reading Kindness & Co.
With long, hot days like we're lucky enough to be experiencing in the UK at the moment, cold-brewed coffee is a revelation. Icing hot coffee, pah, old hat. Why? Acidity. Although cold-brewed (aka cold-pressed) coffee takes much longer to make, the results are staggeringly different due to the lack of acidity and bitterness. The flavour … Continue reading Cold Brew Coffee
People are awesome. We had such a great Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support today and raised a stack of cash for the charity in the process. We want to say a huge thank you to everyone that came along for cake and a natter. I'll admit that I had to go with the 7am … Continue reading Coffee & Cake Makes Us Stronger