Baking

Baking, Recipes

Double Chocolate ‘Oven’ Cake

Years ago, I turned some leftover pancake batter into a skillet bake that still wows me with both the randomness with which Imade it and its deliciousness. I called it a double chocolate oven cake and served it with some delightful lemon posset. What does it taste like? Look like? Crunch and cream is how […]

Baking, Recipes

Lemon Skillet Cake with Almonds

A simple to make and delicious cake in the manner of pound cake but following a recipe the landlady at our Airbnb in Rome gave us, 10 years ago. It was soooooo good and it has become a firm favourite in our home. What I like is you can vary the flavours and the type […]

Baking, Recipes, Seasonal Produce

Roasted Rhubarb

Or how to keep rhubarb in the pink of health 🙂 To roast the rhubarb, wash each piece then top and tail. Cut into 1/2 – 1 inch pieces. Toss chunks with sugar, some freshly grated ginger and place on an oven tray. Roast at 200 deg C for 12 – 15 minutes till your […]

Baking

#BakingBread – Recipes for Staying Home

There’s something about baking bread that I didn’t find therapeutic for the longest time, not until I discovered the Jim Lahey method and The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François. Discovering those two resources opened up a portal of opportunity, took the fear out of baking and made […]