Tag Archives: coconut

Banana, date and coconut oat bars

My daughter E is nearly 7 but ALREADY I am making her cringe on a regular basis. I knew this would be my role when she was, like, say 11 upwards, but not now! It all feels a bit soon for such eye-rolling. When my husband and I recently attended her Sports Day, we were […]

Thai mango and sticky rice

I am not a very adventurous traveller. Despite the stamps in my passports, indicating that I’ve been to quite a few far-flung countries, I am always cautious, terrified of dodgy transport, impassable roads, diseases, bugs, and every kind of peril you can name. My husband will never let me forget how we travelled around most […]

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Chocolate and coconut paradise bars

  Public announcement: these are not called Paradise Bars for nothing. They are like a Bounty Bar with added HORN. My wonderful friend N made a tin of these for my birthday earlier this year (YOO HOO my dear!) and I think it was one of the best gifts I have EVER received. Paradise Bars are […]

Vietnamese Chicken Curry (Ca Ri Ga)

London’s lead-coloured skies are really soul-sapping today. I literally want to lie down and eat doughballs under a duvet. If you’re feeling this way, I recommend this almighty HORNBAG of a delicious Vietnamese curry, which will get some fire in your belly and a flicker of a pulse back into your veins. But first, some […]

Danish Coconut Dream Cake

I have quite literally discovered one of the sexiest, most moreish cakes EVER KNOWN: the Danish Coconut Dream Cake otherwise known as Drømmekage. Who in their right mind would think to top a vanilla sponge with a thick, luscious layer of melting ‘flapjack’ pumped with lots of vanilla and SALT? Holy crap, those crazy Danes, […]