Happy new year again! Sharing the previous year’s top 20 posts with you is a tradition and great excuse to look at cakes and other treats then plan some of the coming year’s bakes. Sadly last year I created a long to-bake list but posted less […]
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Happy new year! Top posts in 2016 and baking projects for 2017…
Hope you’re all having a wonderful start to 2017! We can be nostalgic looking back at last year, excited thinking of new experiences to come and hopeful for greater peace, love and understanding. And of course I’m not obsessed with cakes, perish the thought (lol), […]
The mojito lemon drizzle loaf, how to paint on a cake and the May cake collection!
Once you start making lemon cakes it’s hard to stop. When people ask what my favourite cake is I say lemon tart, well tarte au citron which is so tangy and fresh you hardly notice the sugar. But lemon drizzle cakes are sublime too and […]
Ginger and lime marshmallow cloud tarts recipe for Spring and the April cake collection
These tarts look and taste like Spring. There’s a lovely balance of flavours between the ginger, lime and mint encased in beautifully tasty gluten-free buckwheat pastry. Even traditionalists might not miss the meringue topping once they enjoy that unmistakeable soft springy texture of fluffy marshmallows. […]
Easter stuff and a moist Easter chocolate cake recipe for children (or adults)!
A friend requested a cake to give his goddaughter and niece, a Catalan tradition during Easter. More about that and some photos later. Several elements would ensure this cake could impersonate a local mona de pascua de chocolate (chocolate Easter cake) and not be spotted […]
Cakes and Paris
From a mourning Paris I’ll just quickly give you the cake run-down first. The day before leaving for Paris I made a heavenly Raspberry, goats cheese and fig pavlova. The topping is easy and delicious and if you haven’t discovered pavlovas yet then do consider […]