Blood orange pain d’epices

A pain d'epices loaf cake made with blood oranges and heart healthy olive oil

Eating the East End

Well, I did say in January that one of my resolutions was to open the blog up further than my recipes and the occasional instructions and tips. I also wished to get one of my recipes into print somewhere, and I've been totally amazed to already have had my spring onion bhajis appear in The… Continue reading Eating the East End

Cherry Lamingtons

Four cherry Lamington sponge cakes, covered in ganache and dessicated coconut with a cherry decoration

Umm, these little Australian cakes are delicious, but wow are they messy to make. If you've got little children I can imagine they'd have tons of fun with these - no wonder Lamington drives and bake offs are very popular in Australia and New Zealand. I've made these twice before (a traditional recipe and a… Continue reading Cherry Lamingtons

Pão de Queijo recipe – Brazillian Cheese rolls

Notes on the recipe Pão de Queijo (pão is bread and queijo is cheese) is a Brazilian bread alternative. It uses tapioca/manioc starch so is gluten free. I halved the original recipe as I bake so much I wasn't sure we'd eat enough to make a full batch worthwhile (plus if it went wrong I… Continue reading Pão de Queijo recipe – Brazillian Cheese rolls