Ingredient: caster sugar

Bagels

A bagel is the only bread product boiled first before baking, giving them their characteristic shinny appearance, warm doughy bite and crunchy crust. Packaged bagels are more like dense rolls than their authentic cousins. I used to live round the corner from Brick Lane in London where they’ve been making fresh bagels for over 100 …

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Witches Fingers – Halloween Biscuits

These are the perfect spooky treat to cook with the children this Halloween and they taste delicious. For an extra scare –  serve them with a blood red dip, try some strawberry puree sweetened with a little honey.
But of course they are tasty too –

Easy Light Carrot Cake

There’s nothing quite like a homemade cake, especially when it’s edging on guilt free. Packed with Autumn Carrots, dried fruit and low in fat and sugar.
Slightly spiced but as light as a feather – with a piece of carrot cake on top!

Sherry Battered Whelks

This is a Tapas batter recipe I usualy use with mushrooms but it works a treat with whelks too. The batter is light and airy with a little crisp from the vinegar with the bonus of the plump juicy whelk in the middle. Serve with a garlic mayonnaise.