Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

These Peanut Butter Spider Cookies are a cute and chocolatey Halloween treat! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

peanut butter spider cookies on metal tray with baking paper

Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

I was scrolling through Pinterest one evening, looking for Halloween baking ideas, when I came across these awfully cute Peanut Butter Spider Cookies from A Spicy Perspective. Not only are they adorably sweet, but they combine two of my favourite loves – peanut butter cookies and Lindt Lindor chocolate truffles.



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Creamy Tarragon Chicken

Make this classic Creamy Tarragon Chicken recipe in 30 minutes for a delicious weeknight meal! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

creamy tarragon chicken in black skillet with bowl of herbs and black pepper

Tarragon Chicken

When it comes to cooking traditional French food, most people think of a complex concoction of ingredients in a Le Creuset pot which has been simmering away on the stove for hours and hours à la Julia Childs.



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Plain Scones

An easy scone recipe with step-by-step photos. These plain scones are light and fluffy, and go perfectly with jam and cream for a gorgeous afternoon tea.

plain scones with jam and cream on plate

Plain Scone Recipe

When I was in London a few years ago, I was reminded of my fond affection for Devonshire Tea, which is essentially a plain scone served with jam and cream.

As scones are not widely available in Zurich, I made it my mission to eat as many scones as I could, in between visiting the museums and shopping on the High Street.



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Lamingtons

A delicious recipe for Lamingtons using real chocolate, perfect to serve on Australia Day or for a school bake sale.

lamingtons on wire rack

Lamingtons

Lamingtons have an iconic status in Australia and, although they are traditionally made on Australia Day, they are also enjoyed throughout the year.

Lamingtons are quite popular at bake sales, and anyone growing up in Australia will know of the lamington drives, a fundraising event (usually in schools) where lamingtons would be sold by the half dozen to raise money for charity.



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