Elly McCausland is a food writer and blogger, and is also studying for a PhD – on children’s literature and the Arthurian legend – at the University of York. On her food blog, Nutmegs, Seven, she indulges her obsession with all things gastronomic; particular passions include fruit, breakfast, proper British puddings, Middle Eastern and South East Asian cuisine. When not eating or reading, she spends her free time travelling and counteracting her love of food by doing a lot of sport. All images on Elly's posts unless otherwise stated copyright Elly McCausland.
A dairy free breakfast treat
You can make your own cheaply, easily and any way you like. Our recipe will show you how
Transform your porridge with citrus sweet and spice
A comforting and quintessentially English dessert
Moist and sticky brownies with a subtle hint of dark coffee.
Try this his delicious and unusual cheesecake
With pineapple, cinnamon and pepper this delicious galette is a sweet treat with a spicy twist. Perfect for summer evenings!
With a little heat, disappointing stone fruits can be coaxed into deliciousness.
A guilt-free cheesecake recipe that doesn't scrimp on taste
Add a tropical twist to the classic scone and strawberry jam combo
Become a fan of this unusual fruit with our delicious take on banana bread
The addition of cider-soaked apples makes this recipe irresistible
The almond filling offsets the tart fruit perfectly in this stunning dessert
Cosy up this autumn with a proper British pudding
Use any left over Halloween pumpkins for these spiced scones!
Make the most of home grown rhubarb
Our cocktails that are perfect accompaniments to your festivities
5 recipes to bring out the flavour in your dish
Transform the ordinary to the extraordinary
Simple and versatile, you'll wonder why it was ever a mystery
Use your summer's harvest for these gorgeous dressings
The simplest method using your oven
This festive fresh side salad is a great alternative to soggy brussel sprouts!
The perfect dish to accompany a BBQ!
Have a go at this Greek inspired flatbread!
A powerful combination of flavours that's as fresh and indulgent as it is beautiful.
This colourful seasonal side dish will compliment your Christmas roast!
Only minutes to make & tastier than what's in the shops - why not whip up a batch of homemade cheese?
The perfect brunch recipe - simple and delicious!
Keep hunger at bay with portable, healthy and delicious almonds
An indulgent meal perfect for summer
A cheap and healthy Chinese trout dish
An Asian inspired beef stew perfect for bulk cooking
A perfect springtime treat
Bring a delicious little pot of Cambodia into your kitchen
The ultimate fish barbecue dish
A traditional street vendor meal
An Autumnal take on a traditional recipe using roasted-to-perfection pumpkin
Perfect for serving at a dinner party
Light, healthy and incredibly delicious
Forget the oysters, here's a dish meant just for spoiling yourself
This go-to healthy recipe is the epitome of feel-good food
Turn that roast chicken into a gorgeous lunch salad
Alongside a comforting combination of rice and edamame beans
A visually stunning but surprisingly simple whole fish recipe
A glorious seasonal treat
Full of flavour and perfect for vegetarians
A delicious alternative to try for Easter.
Shake up your next party with something fresh and healthy that tastes great
Essential and almond oils combine to create a fragrant gift idea!