A Swedish Princess and Halloween combined in a cake! It’s like the princess missed the deadline at midnight and turned into a pumpkin! (yeah I know it was the carriage but it’s artistic license). If you have a pumpkin mould great otherwise it could be […]
This yummilicious cake provides a super shot of mocha, a coffee-cocoa marriage made in heaven achieved simply with diluted instant coffee and pure unsweetened cocoa powder. The sponge is light and moist with self-raising glutenfree flour or standard plain, aquafaba bean water (just drain a can of chickpeas) […]
Red bean and pineapple mochi rice cakes recipe! With black sesame, strawberry or plain versions! And Paris cake tour no.1!
It’s the moon festival and time to create something new and exciting: rice cakes! They’re delicious, wrapped in a traditionally pillow soft skin of glutinous rice flour, icing sugar and water. The sweetened red bean paste is shop-bought and the inserted ‘moon’ is a ball of homemade […]
So you have amazing cheese and red wine but you’re trying to cut down on other naughty snacks. Crackers are so addictive and buying a packet to eat slowly never quite works out. Yes, we’ve all tried willpower but apparently naughty salt’s to blame – according […]
Raspberry, lemon and peach Fantastik tart recipe! Healthier gluten-free, low-sugar with refined options! And what is Michalak’s tarte Fantastik?
Fantastiks are riding the new wave of French pâtisserie! They were invented by the renowned pâtissier Christophe Michalak who aimed to create fusion tarts-entremets (layered mousse cakes) that are simpler to make, transport or eat and deliver an explosion of flavours and textures at every […]
Matcha, raspberry and ricotta cream swiss roll recipe! Healthier, glutenfree, unrefined low-sugar with refined options! :)
Swiss rolls aren’t from Switzerland! And matcha green tea isn’t either but this amazingly light roll cake is international, delicious and pretty healthy! The soufflé sponge can be made with standard sugar and flour as in my earlier prototypes or glutenfree and sugarfree using xylitol. The […]
Earl Grey tea, lemon and lavender chiffon mini cakes and cupcakes recipe! With chocolate lavender buttercream! Glutenfree, low sugar… and what’s a chiffon cake?!
These are perfect when you need light soft fluffy cakes that are low sugar with the amazing citrus taste of bergamot from Earl Grey tea and a little lemon. The optional lavender in the background adds a delicious layer of flavour but no soapy taste of […]
Creamy mocha ice lollies and Mexican-style chilli mango paletas with raspberry yoghurt stripes! Recipes for a healthy popsicle fest!
As heatwaves continue to beat down on Barcelona (poor us) ice lollies, aka popsicles, have become a favourite treat. They are also very trendy this year! So out came my cheap neglected IKEA moulds bought two years ago along with silicone pots and some plastic […]
Would you like to experience the joy of an easy, no-bake delicious yet healthy dessert?! Get five jars and your favourite fruit – in half an hour you too could be tucking in! These incredibly yummy treats were inspired by my first encounter with a […]
With all the summer fruit around it’s so handy and fast to shape these adorable breakfast or tea pastries. You can follow the amazing Tasty video, which as usual has no sound so is wonderfully clear for the entire world’s population! Hurray! I made another yummy […]
If you want a fresh, light and beautiful mousse cake without the sugar high, try this! Inside the apricot quark mousse there’s a zingy apricot jelly layer. On top there’s a charming citrus bergamot or vanilla quark and natural yoghurt mousse. Both mousses are sweetened […]
Having made this pie so many times and loving it more with each yummy bite, I thought I’d share it with you! So let’s have a savoury break with this delightful Moroccan chicken pie flavoured with ground pistachios or almonds, parsley, ginger, garlic, cinammon, turmeric, […]
I know, totally strange time to post hot cross buns but so good you’ll crave them any time of the year! You see Easter came and went and there I was still thinking about making them! Oops. But here they are, finally! They’re so yummy […]
White citrus passion: lemon-lime passionfruit mousse cakes recipe! Decorated with white velvet spray!
Sometimes you need a little citrus and passion in your life. And cake! 🙂 So here are some amazingly delicious light clouds of yumminess. A slightly over-the-top description? Mais non my cake-eating friend, these delightful entremets totally deserve it! The individual elements are fairly easy […]
Brownies are scrumptious, moist, easy to make and just generally amazing! And this healthy gluten-free, sugar-free version is perfect made with ground almonds, cocoa, xylitol or erythritol sugar substitutes, egg whites and unsweetened apple sauce or purée, which is very easy to make if you […]