Coffee meringue pie

I’ve struggled quite a bit thinking of a recipe for this blog and then, when I was almost ready to call it a day, my father showed me a market stall where some extra gorgeous lemon meringue pies were proudly on show. Now, I adore lemon meringue pies, it is one of my favourite desserts and…

My tribute to Tribute beer

Tribute beer. What can I say? To me, it is the perfect beer for a lazy, sunny day: its beautiful amber colour, its amazing orange and fruity scent, its gentle bitterness… grab a pint or pop a bottle and you’ll understand what summer days taste like. I tried this beer by chance during my first…

Guinness Cake

There is a little story behind this recipe that I would like to share with you. I have a close friend of mine, Jo, who is the real queen of Guinness cakes. We have been colleagues for two years (and “neighbours” since a year ago) and I can tell you, hand on heart, that no…

Trooper Beer Cupcakes

I must admit, my first though when Maiden got into beer was “…seriously?”. It took me a bit to warm up to the idea and get really excited about it; a big plus was that Bruce Dickinson himself got involved: it wasn’t just a matter of sticking Eddie’s face on a cheap (in terms of…