Uprising Bakehouse

Uprising Bakehouse

The Uprising Bakehouse is the newest addition to Exeter’s thriving independent coffee shop scene. Nestled comfortably between Leela, a shop selling ethical clothing, homewares and gifts and the wonderful Ben’s Farm shop on Magdalen Road. It is certainly keeping good company. Not only is The Uprising Bakehouse a coffee shop, it’s an all-round foodie gem.Read more

Sicilian Cassata

Sicilian Cassata

The Arabs brought this dessert to Sicily and the name “cassata” is said to come from the Arabic meaning bowl. The dessert was adapted in the sixteenth century by nuns, who were fabulous pastry cooks, from the many convents on the island. I visited Sicily a couple of years ago with my sister Estella onRead more

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

My homage to the Commonwealth Games comes in the form of these delicious Anzac Biscuits. With this years games being held on Australia’s Gold Coast I wanted to create something that would highlight this. I may not be a sporty gal myself but I do enjoy watching all those talented sportsmen and women do whatRead more

Lorna Ruby, Exeter

Lorna Ruby – Exeter

One of my favourite boutiques in Exeter is Lorna Ruby. Nestled in behind House of Fraser on Catherine Street and a stones throw from the cities beautiful cathedral. It has a perfect central location. From the moment the shop opened its doors almost 5 years ago I have been a regular visitor. Admiring the beautifulRead more