Category Archives: baking

chocolate roulade

SO, This week I did something a bit naughty – I pretty much pushed one of my friends into creating his own blog. That’s right. And all just to make sure I’m forced to post more often. So far it’s … Continue reading

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coconut tea cake

I should probably explain the reason for my absence from this blog. It’s two-fold really: 1. I really needed to give baking a break. Not because I had grown tired of it, quite the contrary; mainly because my waistline suffered … Continue reading

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lemon curd

or: This post may or may not need a more reverential tone from me During the Queen’s jubilee (not sure jubilee is capitalised but in case it is, Jubilee – also, can I say ‘Queen’?), I decided to break my … Continue reading

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mac and cheese (minus the cheese)

Yes that is a misleading title. I just needed a pretext to talk about some macarons I made, and the above seems good enough. Little known fact about me: I’ve never had mac and cheese. I will though. Tomorrow. But I … Continue reading

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dare to make scones

So, Here is the latest installment of the sometimes exciting, sometimes not so much, Daring Bakers. This month the challenge was brought to us by someone called Audax Artifex. Well, I’m sure that’s not his name, but that’s his, let’s … Continue reading

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meringue

The story isn’t new: girl decides to make custard, girl is left with lots of egg whites, girl doesn’t know what to do with them, girl trawls the internet in search of a good recipe, girl ends up making the … Continue reading

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rye sourdough

So I missed the DB challenge in December. All the Christmas and New Year preparations (along with all the pre-christmas deadlines at work) ensured that I was unable to get a sourdough starter ready in time. In fact, I didn’t … Continue reading

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