A-Z challenge – S is for Swedish princess cake…

I have posted about this cake twice. I only did the second post because it had been brought to mind again after an episode of the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) and I decided to make it for a friend’s birthday. It isn’t a difficult cake, you just need to give yourself enough time. It…

A-Z challenge ….R is for rum, rye and raspberries…..

Some of my most popular posts have involved alcohol- why is that a surprise, you are saying! The wonderful gin and lemon cake, or Cointreau laced sorbets. This chocolate rum cake is a winner , moist and VERY chocolatey, what more is there to know. You can find the recipe here Chocolate rum cake Why…

Q is for quiche….

Do try to make your pastry from scratch – it tastes so much better. The biggest tips are to keep your butter cold and not to over process. If you have very hot hands, or a hot kitchen pop into the fridge in batches, especially if you are making 8-10 individual quiches. It’s is known…