I have had this thing recently for making little steamed puddings.
I gave a quick recipe yesterday on Lynne’s Dinners, for the Marmalade and Syrup puddings we had for dinner yesterday, but I was thinking about the amazing variety that you can [... More ...]
Did you see the little sponge cakes I made for my mum for Mother’s Day? I thought a variation on that theme would be nice for Easter. I meant to get some little eggs for the nests. And some flakes. But guess what… I didn’t. Oops.
But I did have plenty of chocolate in [... More ...]
It is always nice to asked to join in, and I was rather pleased to be invited to join in a competition to pair Chablis with a take away meal. Chablis is a lovely easy tempered wine, so I expected it to be easy to find something interesting and tasty to match it.
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These little Victoria Sponge cakes are perfect for coffee with your Mum on Sunday, just the right size for a bite or three.
I wanted to try out my new loose bottomed individual cake tin (bought from Sainsbury’s I think) and I can say [... More ...]
I am in love.
With a bun. Not any old bun mind you, a very French bun. A Gibassier.
The Gibassier is an enriched brioche type bun, scented with orange flower water, with anise seeds and candied orange peel, that is a [... More ...]
I hate too much sweet sickly buttercream.
There I have admitted it, heresy as it would seem these days. A modern heavily iced buttercream cupcake doesn’t move heaven and earth for me as it does for a lot of people. [... More ...]