Pistachio and raspberry/bay Battenburg

Pistachio and bay batternburg recipe - Ink Sugar Spice

Something a little different from the traditional Battenburg, this cake incorporates pistachios and a fresh raspberry sauce which has been flavoured with bay leaf. I have made my own marzipan, and have included the ingredients but please don't think you have to do this - you can use shop bought (I do think it's inferior… Continue reading Pistachio and raspberry/bay Battenburg

Alice in Wonderland Victorian fancies

This was a little project I've been hatching for a while. It combines a bit of research into Victorian treats, a bit of illustration and drawing and some recipe reverse-engineering. It also marries an homage to Alice in Wonderland in its 150th birthday year (as I love the story and, in particular, John Tenniel's original… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland Victorian fancies