Browsing All posts tagged under »Baking«

Chelsea Buns

October 4, 2012


I’ve harped on about kanelbulle since I first met Alex, yet none have ever materialize. In part this was because I already have 2 posts about cinnamon buns in varying guises & I was struggle with how to get away with a 3rd. Alex once asked me if he would ever end up being mentioned […]

October’s Fresh From The Oven Challenge – Mixed Flour Seeded Loaf (Leftovers Loaf)

October 1, 2012


Like many avid bakers; I can’t resist the urge to try a new recipe. This in turn often requires buying a different variety of flour. Once the recipe has been made, appreciated, consumed in its entirety, it deposits half a bag of flour in the pantry & so the collection begins to accumulated. The other […]

Coffee & Walnut Cake – Dear Love Blog’s 2nd Birthday

July 30, 2012


I have a confession, for someone who bakes as much as I do I don’t really have much of a sweet tooth. A slice of cake is kind of me done, which seems result in everyone else I know getting fatter as I try to off load the rest so I can get on & […]

Chocolate Guinness Cake – The End of 9 Months of Silence.

July 11, 2012


What a grim old day it is, me & the cat are snuggled up in my room both tentatively glancing at the down pour outside. Thames Water have published a statement on their website thanking everyone for doing their bit to help lift the hose pipe ban, I expect most of the work was done […]

We Should Cocoa – Chipotle Brownies

October 13, 2011


This month Chocolette challenged us to pair chocolate with chilli. How fitting that this week is both Chocolate Week & National Curry Week, it’s also London Cocktail Week but that’s a whole other story. I battled with what to make this month: Chilli Chocolate Fudge Cake with Lime Water Icing, Chocolate, Orange & Chilli Cake, Chilli […]

Random Recipes – Heston Blumenthal’s Madeleines

September 27, 2011


This is my first contribution to Random Recipes & I picked an easy month to start. This months challenge was to randomly select a recipe from the inevitable pile of cuttings & print outs once horded then fast forgotten. Well it was a safe bet it would be something I choose, so therefore most likely […]

July’s Fresh From The Oven Challenge – Piadina

July 28, 2011


I had the great honour of hosting this months Fresh From The Oven challenge. I went back & forth a bit about what we should make before I finally decided on Piadina. When I was 15 I went to Milan for the first time. It wasn’t a particularly memorable but on the 2nd day in […]


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