“Oh, these people’s minds work in strange ways, Petunia, they’re not like you and me,” said Uncle Vernon, trying to knock in a nail with the piece of fruitcake Aunt Petunia had just brought him.” – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. I haven’t really made fruit cakes until now. And not because I was worried my …
“You are in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.” – Dr Suess. An ongoing project which requires some wholegrain baking has me experimenting with healthier bakes. While sometimes these experiments have steadfastedly found their way into the trashcan , there are times when I have tasted sweet success( I use this pun …
Easy Home made marzipan – with and without egg !
Wonderful snickerdoodles with crisp edges , chewy centres and crinkly tops!
A moist and tender Orange cake with dried cranberries!
Super pretty crinkly black and white cookies with crisp exterior and chewy centres like a brownie!
Chocolate salami or Salame al Cioccolato is a delicious no-bake Italian tradition in which chocolate mixture is rolled into a sausage , chilled, sliced and served- like Salami! My version contains crushed digestives , chopped pistachios and dried cranberries … its simple but so yum!
The crisp traditional twice baked Italian cookie , studded with red cranberries and white chocolate chips for great sweet-meets-tart flavours!
Dark and luxurious boozy truffles!
“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy. “- Frank Sinatra. The friends at work were asking for a boozy cake for long and eager as I am when it comes to baking new things, I wanted to try my hand at it. A quick search and chose this simple one from …