At New Year’s people might make resolutions to get fit, study more or watch less Netflix. But some of us draw up lists of things to bake. Lol. I’ve been very slow this year and it’s already March but here are my plans and a […]
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Christmas treats recipes compilation! Nostalgia and inspiration… :)
This is a short xmassy post bringing together some of my favourite festive treats from past years because to be honest I’m getting very absent-minded and have already forgotton many. So lets have a nostalgic look at them together and see if they inspire us […]
Happy new year 2019 baking plans and top recipes from 2018! Photos, trends, inspiration … :)
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 […]
Healthier sourdough orange and lemon cake recipe! And how to start on sourdough adventures and plans! :)
If you feel you’d never make a sourdough cake please think again. They’re delicious with an unusual depth of flavour and made with simple ingredients: flour, butter, eggs and relatively little sugar. But the process creates a delicious healthier cake that’s easily digestible! I’m no […]
Broccoli and cheese soufflés recipe!
For a challenge… or more of a party really. Especially since everyone at our gathering has agreed soufflés are easier than expected! You can see all the delightful puffy creations at Our challenge soufflés little party. Here’s my contribution: gluten-free broccoli and cheese soufflés that […]
Our challenge soufflés little party! With soufflé tips! And are you procrastibaking?
… I am! And will tell you what that means later. For now it’s time to talk soufflés. When readers were invited to make one so we could have another little baking party together I didn’t fully comprehend the awe that soufflés inspire even amongst […]
Tuna and egg crêpe cake
Crêpe craving? Come have a savoury tuna and egg crêpe cake with me! In fact let’s have it for breakfast! Brunch maybe? Any time’s perfect for these spelt crêpes with delicious layers of tuna and chopped hard-boiled egg in creamy white béchamel sauce. All made […]
Beijinhos recipe – a Brazilian coconut treats selection!
Can I give you a little kiss? Now don’t be alarmed, I’m offering you a beijinho which means ‘little kiss’ in Portuguese and it’s a Brazilian coconut sweetie. They’re delicious, very fast and easy to make with fine desiccated coconut, condensed milk and a clove […]
Easy basil and nutmeg cheese soufflés recipe! With fresh eggs from the Swedish Chef
‘What goes up must come down’ said Isaac Newton. This law applies to soufflés, puffed up and fluffy as they leave the oven but falling after several minutes on the outside. Such is life and gravity. Take this philosophically and assisted by a French chef […]
A Swedish princess cake recipe for a birthday! :)
Grand announcement to my family the other week: it’s my birthday and I want a Princess cake! I didn’t have to stamp my feet or throw a tantrum because I was of course making my own cake. My family were peturbed, imagining a pink multi-layered […]
Black and blue berry nice summer tart recipe with a hint of mint!
My apologies but I couldn’t resist the pun on words. It’s such a berry very nice tart. Neither can I resist the tart itself, recommended by Kate of Cornwall who regularly and impressively makes cakes from this blog and many other sources. She passed this […]
A meringue nest buffet! Gluten free and partially healthy recipe! :)
What can you make with your 11-year-old niece as an interesting baking experiment that’s delicious, potentially healthy and not too complicated? You’ll have guessed from the heading: a meringue nest buffet! 🙂 Last week this lovely new concept catered for all my family’s needs, leaving […]
Lamingtons – the greatest discovery ever! A gluten-free recipe! :)
She’d had serious doubts but unexpectedly fell in love at first bite. Swooning at the cloudlike gluten-free genoise sponge made with cornflour and flavoured with vanilla, merging as one with the chocolate icing and delightful dessicated coconut, she instantly realised why Australians and New Zealanders […]
Crazy cocoa and raspberry rainbow cake recipe! Gluten free! :)
A colourful, magical rainbow in a cake. Who could resist? Okay, maybe people like my brother who have strong feelings about E numbers in food. I did try using natural food colouring, I really did. But that plan failed and I’ll explain why later. Wait, […]
A simple spelt scones recipe and the story of two villages – with drawings! :)
Get comfortable dear reader for there follows a short tale of foolishness and discord all over some simple spelt scones. How did a little boy make things right so everyone could stop fighting and just enjoy their deliciously light and fluffy scones made with natural […]