October Favourites

This weekend marks the soon end of another month. October left as soon as it arrived, however it has been a beautiful month. I have spent time with beautiful family and friends which never fails to make me smile! This weekend also marks our 1 year wedding anniversary. This evening we are off to the…

Mother’s Day Baking: Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Mother’s Day…..for me, it always acts as the spring time alarm. As soon as the Mother’s Day signs and promotions start popping up, it means it is time for daffodils and spring lambs to start popping up. My Mum and Mama bot love when springs starts to make itself know, so this time is even…

Rum Raisin Brownies

Spring may have sprung, and we might have started feeling a bit lighter, but no matter what time of year it may be I can not resist a brownie. I don’t think anyone can. As we all get older, I find we restrict ourselves to luxury goodies only in passing moments and do not really…

Spring Has Sprung….Have You?

Spring is a funny little season in the UK. Its that cold wet patch that falls between Winter and Summer that means you need a umbrella, but you also need your sunglasses. With the need for a million outfit changes throughout the day so we can adjust to the constant fickleness of the weather, I’ve…

Savoury Muffins…….Part One

Muffins are funny little creatures. Most of us think of them as a sweet treats for tea time, however, they are just as yummy as savoury snack, or a nice way to switch up lunch time. Ok, so some of you may not be convinced, so I am here to persuade you otherwise with these…

Birthday Cakes Everywhere

The House of Lotz is Birthday central this month. With 2 at work and 3 (including my own) at home, its time to get in the kitchen and get baking. I’m very fortunate that the people around me enjoy my baked goods, so……with a little bit of ribbon on the box and some rather indulgent…

The Perfect Victoria Sponge

When most people think Cake, they think of the most simple and perfect cake of them all “The Victoria Sponge”. Being filled with joy at the thought of it, these same people are filled with dread when having to make one. Fear no more my lovely friends! I have a recipe for The Perfect Vitoria…