Violet’s Cinnamon Buns, & July’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Violet’s Cinnamon Buns, & July’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Happy Friday, friends! How the heck are you? I hope this post finds you well – with plans for a drink later, an outing for tomorrow, and hopefully a hankering for cinnamon buns on Sunday morning. If that’s the case, you’re in luck! I’m here 

Pecan Praline Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Pecan Praline Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Hi friends! Happy Thursday! How are you? I am so D-E-D dead in this heat – I just can’t handle it! Right now, Wednesday afternoon, it’s a very hot and sunny 28°C here in Bray. The status yellow heat wave warning has successfully kept Boyfriend 

Lemon Curd Tartlets

Lemon Curd Tartlets

Happy Thursday, friends! How on earth are you? Has this week felt as busy for you as it has for us? I feel like we’ve been going going going and there’s still so much on my to-do list, namely grocery shopping and laundry – but 

Dreamy Lemon Curd, & June’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Dreamy Lemon Curd, & June’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Friends, hello! I hope this post finds you well! It’s the very last Wednesday of the month and that can only mean one thing: a cookbook club roundup! We spent the month of June deep-diving into three wonderful cookbooks: A Bird in the Hand, Modern 

S’mores Baked Alaska

S’mores Baked Alaska

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! Can you believe it’s nearly the end of June already? I’m starting to chip away at my summer bucket list and #3 on the list – eat more ice cream – is what brings me here today. My humble offering for 

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! How the heck are you? Boyfriend is out for the morning and I have spent my alone time thus far dancing around the house in a caffeine induced haze. You know those times when you get the house all to yourself 

Cream Cheese Brownies; and May’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Cream Cheese Brownies; and May’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Hi friends! How are you on this rare beautiful sunny morning? Boyfriend & I were up early to get down the seafront for a walk before the weather changed its mind. It was so lovely! We were back home, caffeinated, and ready to start the 

Godzilla Cake: The Making of

Godzilla Cake: The Making of

Hello lovely people, happy Wednesday! I’ve had such a busy morning and I’ve been dying to get home so I could share the details of this Godzilla Cake with you! As I mentioned in May’s Monthly Musings post, Boyfriend’s sister asked me if I could 

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Hi friends, happy Friday! Do you have any plans for the long weekend ahead of us? Boyfriend & I have been so busy over the last few weeks, I’m pretty sure we’ll be hibernating and taking it as easy as we can. Our only plan 

Boyfriend’s Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Boyfriend’s Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Hello friends! Today’s recipe comes to us courtesy of Boyfriend and I’m so glad I can finally share it here on the blog. See, Boyfriend tells a wonderful tale about having breakfast in Locanda Verde – the Tribeca restaurant owned by Robert De Niro, whom 

White Irish Soda Bread

White Irish Soda Bread

Friends hi! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I feel like it would be simply un-Irish of me not to share a recipe for St. Patrick’s Day – but I’m just not about that fake dyed green lifestyle. Instead, I thought I’d pop in for a hot 

Lemon Bundt Cake with Sugared Blueberries

Lemon Bundt Cake with Sugared Blueberries

Hi friends, happy Friday! I’m a little late to post this week, but I’m just not up to the task of holding myself accountable right now. Besides, I’m a big fan of the phrase ‘better late than never’. Today, I want to share with you 

Blood Orange Marmalade

Blood Orange Marmalade

Hello friends! How are you? I hope you’ll excuse me for not sharing any new recipes last week. To be honest, I just couldn’t find the energy or the inspiration. I had hoped that taking the week off would allow my mind the space and 

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Hi friends! Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Do you have any plans or are you of the belief that it’s just a commercial holiday and basically a waste of time? I’m an old romantic at heart, so Boyfriend & I always find some small way to 

Cookbooks to Travel Through, Our Favourites

Cookbooks to Travel Through, Our Favourites

Hi hi hi – happy Thursday! I hope this post finds you well. It dawned on me last week that, although I like to think of this space as ‘a food & travel blog‘, there’s been no new travel content since my Dingle Guide in 

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this post finds you moderately caffeinated and with just enough headspace to start thinking about your weekend breakfasting. Just in case, I’ve been doing enough weekend dreaming for the both of us, and I’ve planned your breakfast. 

Passionate Baker 2020, The Year in Review

Passionate Baker 2020, The Year in Review

Hi friends! Happy New Year! This is a post I had planned to share with you after Christmas and before New Year’s – but those days just seemed to melt together in a glorious food-induced daze. So here it is, approximately 8-9 days late, but 

Christmas Cookie Box

Christmas Cookie Box

Hi friends! Happy Christmas Week – I can’t believe that we’re already here! I’m putting the finishing touches on my gifts, half watching The Grinch, and dreaming about the Domino’s date Boyfriend & I are having later. I’m here now because I want to share