Archives for 2009

Aromatic Lamb Meatballs with Couscous Salad

Aromatic Lamb Meatballs with Couscous Salad

After several posts about cakes, it's about time I showed you one of the gorgeous salads that we have been preparing for our customers recently - Aromatic Lamb Meatballs with couscous salad. This recipe has so many elements in it, and you might wonder if flavours that are so different would … [Read more...]

Lemon and Poppy Seed Madeleines – Wheat and Gluten Free

Lemon and Poppy Seed Madeleines – Wheat and Gluten Free

I simply love Paris and I can't think of a time when it's not good to go there. I love the city, its spirit and the colour of the sky in each and every season. Most of all, however, I love how the French create and savour their food. Très chic! And while we are talking of chic, there surely is … [Read more...]

Mini Chocolate Ganache Cakes

Mini Chocolate Ganache Cakes

I'm sure that many of you have been in a real rush while making your food shopping. I'm normally rushing even when I do the shopping for the store. Sometimes I pick up the wrong box or bottle and once this included a double 2 litre pack of Hershey chocolate syrup. I actually had ketchup not … [Read more...]

Ricotta And Almond Cake With Vanilla Honey And Very Berry Syrup

Ricotta And Almond Cake With Vanilla Honey And Very Berry Syrup

I am a fan of cheesecake, of any kind of cake to be honest, but today I wanted to make a cake that had a soft, crumbling base. Simple but definitely not boring. Adding almonds and lemon zest is a very Italian thing to do, so sometimes you just shouldn't fight what your mother taught you about … [Read more...]

Marzipan Simnel Cake – an English Easter Classic

Marzipan Simnel Cake – an English Easter Classic

To all baking goddesses out there, here is my version of a very classic English Easter treat - the Simnel Cake. I have to be honest I found the pronunciation of this cake quite challenging. For some reason my 's' sound is always too long and people never quite understand what I'm talking about! … [Read more...]