Author: Heather Brown

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies This recipe for Creme Egg Brownies is my take on a standard brownie recipe with the added bonus of some Creme Eggs baked into the top. With 3 different kinds of sugar in the brownie (plus the creme egg on top!), this…

Review of Fordington Gin’s ‘Gurt Lush’ Gin

Review of Fordington Gin’s ‘Gurt Lush’ Gin

Review of Fordington Gin’s ‘Gurt Lush’ Gin  Fordington Gin was founded by Ros Nelmes with a whole lot of love for Dorset and a passion for creating a delicious product. I have heard lots of lovely things about Fordington Gin (and Ros!) and was delighted…

Buy local meat direct from your Dorset Farm

Buy local meat direct from your Dorset Farm

Buy local meat direct from your Dorset farm or butcher.  Many of us are trying to support local businesses in this season and as lockdown eases enough for us to begin to meet with friends and loved ones, we may be start to look to…

Discovering macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron

Discovering macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron

Macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron This is something quite decadent about the french macaron… smaller than a traditional sweet bake, but so full of flavour and when made well, they are both crisp and chewy. They are a difficult bake to master and…

Find your local Fishmongers in Dorset

Find your local Fishmongers in Dorset

Have you had trouble when trying to find your local Fishmongers in Dorset? It wasn’t that long ago that finding somewhere to buy fresh fish outside of a supermarket was difficult, especially in East Dorset. Since the pandemic forced the first lockdown in March 2020,…

Recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbreads.

Recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbreads.

Recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbreads. A crumbly biscuit base, some gooey caramel and a topping of soft chocolate… these sweet treats are a great little pick-me-up at the end of a long day and this recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbread is delicious.  In my opinion, a large…

Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe Sometimes the simple things are the best. This is the first cake I learnt to make as a teenager and I have never found a better Victoria Sponge Cake recipe (thank you Mum!).  This versatile recipe can be adapted to add…

Raspberry Jam Doughnut Recipe

Raspberry Jam Doughnut Recipe

Raspberry Jam Doughnut Recipe There is nothing better (in my opinion) than a freshly made, heavily sugared doughnut, filled to the brim with raspberry jam. They are not difficult to make but they do take a little time… but who doesn’t have some free time…

Heather’s Christmas Cake Recipe

Heather’s Christmas Cake Recipe

Heather’s Christmas Cake Recipe Heather recently had this Christmas Cake recipe published in the Blackmore Vale magazine and it is one of her favourites.  This recipe will provide you with that delicious deep Christmassy flavour whether you make it 2 months or 2 days before…

Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Dorset Foodie Feed Christmas Gift Guide 2020   Christmas is the time of year when our amazing food and drink producers dust off their festive recipe books and get making. Here are some of the fab products on offer this Christmas but do check out…