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    I have yet to host a Christmas dinner, but if I did, this would be the dessert I would make- it’s a white cake with cranberry filling and orange buttercream. Seasonal, beautiful, delicious! It’s my ideal Christmas dinner dessert, I think. I adore this pretty white paper house DIY, which comes with a template and

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things on Pinterest This Week

    And the winner of the Pattern Writing for Knit Designers Giveaway is……. Jane! Jane wrote: “Before I actually wrote patterns, I never would have thought I would need a book to do it (after all, I’m a pretty competent knitter, a decent writer, and I’ve read enough patterns to know a good one from a

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things This Week

    If you somehow missed it, check out my holiday gift guide for every knitter on your list- loads of ideas at every price point! It might already be December, but there’s still time to knit this adorable snowman draft stopper- a free pattern, and pretty freaking cute. Already sick of turkey? You won’t be if

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things on Pinterest This Week

    This delicious dessert is super simple, but checks all the right flavours- salted caramel sauces, bananas, honey… Banoffee Oat Dessert!  This is  a snap to put together, and tastes like a little dish of heaven. Even if you are a non-baker, this is easy to assemble. Rumour has it American Thanksgiving is going on this

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things on Pinterest This Week

    Guy made tiramisu this week using this recipe, and it was amazing. Super easy, super delicious. And who doesn’t love tiramisu?  If you are bringing dessert to a party (or if you are American, thanksgiving!) then maybe this is just the ticket. And if you are hosting and possibly making cocktails, I have rave reviews

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things on Pinterest This Week

    Now this is the way to serve brussel sprouts- on an elegant skewer and ribboned with bacon. I’d love to have a couple of these at the side of my plate. As I’ve been thinking more about trying some dyeing, particularly over dyeing skeins in my stash, and this tutorial on trying it with food

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things on Pinterest This Week

    Here’s what I’ve been loving this week:  regular readers  will know that I’m always trying to get more veggies, so this amazing twice-baked spaghetti squash is pitch perfect- seasonal, delicious, and full of veg! Just like these Zucchini blondies- because if there are veggies in your desserts, you get to eat more of them, am