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Helena Berthon

Helena is a huge foodie making the most of the explosive gastronomic scene in London, England. She has had her own food blog, http://hellyfillsherbelly.com, for almost two years in which she combines recipes and food styling, with witty and engaging stories. At the moment, she's working all hours in the world of food television, which although hard work, is the perfect opportunity to taste some top notch food. She loves eating, restaurants and cooking, and can't imagine a life that doesn't revolve around food.

Crispy Duck

Crispy Duck

Dedicate an afternoon to making this authentic dish inspired by a trip to Hong Kong.

Brown Bread Ice Cream

Brown Bread Ice Cream

The buttery, caramelized nuggets of toasty brown bread studding this ice cream balance perfectly with the slightly tangy taste of the sour cream in the base.

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Deeply flavoured sweet caramel given an edge by a shard of ice-white crunchy sea salt – whoever came up with that idea deserves a hearty pat on the back.

Rhubarb Bakewell Tart

Rhubarb Bakewell Tart

It may not have looked like a rhubarb jam, but it very much tasted like one. Especially when gobbling hot guilty spoonfuls of it from the sticky pan.

Raspberry and Coconut Whoopie Pies

Raspberry and Coconut Whoopie Pies

Lumpy and slightly misshapen, these whoopie pies are a deceptive ugly duckling, transforming into a soft spongy swan the moment you first bite into them.

Custard Creams

Custard Creams

Custard creams are one of those biscuits that are so often overlooked, elbowed out in a cloud of crumbs by the other more extrovert biscuits

Maple-Pecan Date Spice Cake

Maple-Pecan Date Spice Cake

The pecan nut topping became slightly caramelized in the oven under its maple syrup coating, and added great crunch to the cake.

Carrot and Spinach Muffins

Carrot and Spinach Muffins

Packed full of spinach, and with the occasional burst of a crunchy pumpkin seed, these are much more healthy than a regular muffin.