Category: baking

Other People’s Posts

This post feels a bit like a daisy chain, because on the one hand I am pointing you at a post with a recipe I absolutely loved when I made it last week, and on the other hand I am…

Recipe: Primary Colour Marble Cake

The local garden shop has mutated into a local garden shop that also sells really interesting obscure organic ingredients.  Excellent.  One of their interesting obscure ingredients was strawberry powder, which is freeze-dried strawberries ground into a powder.  It’s lovely –…

Recipe: Lemon Meringue Sponge Cake

This is the aforementioned six-hour cake.  It might take less time if I were truly and reliably competent at either Genoise sponge, meringue, or lemon curd (and actually, these days, I have it down to about five hours, assuming nothing…

Learning Petits Fours

I’m beginning to realise the flaw in this food blogging gig: I can’t actually cook and blog at the same time.  The days when I’m cooking like a maniac, or having people around for dinner, or going to cooking classes…