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Oranges and Cream

Oranges and Cream

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Uncategorized | 4 comments

I know.  I know.  Sometimes you just don’t have either the time or the energy to make buttercream. Maybe you find the thought of making buttercream just a little too daunting. Maybe you just found out you are about to have guests coming over and are paralysed by the idea that you only have 30 minutes in which to make cake appear out of nowhere....

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Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Uncategorized | 3 comments

I wish I had the time to follow and read more food blogs, but the reality is that I don’t.   So I only consistently stalk follow a select few that I absolutely could not live without.  For their recipes, witty repartee, or a shared aesthetic sensibility, and because I love what they do and how they do it.  One of the very first blogs I followed and...

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Lemon Ricotta Protein Hotcakes

Lemon Ricotta Protein Hotcakes

Posted on May 27, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Desserts, Protein Pancakes, Special Diet | 6 comments

Life has recently dumped a few bagfuls of lemons on my lap. Well, two of my aunts gave me bags of lemons from their trees, which is close enough, right? Big, juicy, fragrant lemons. I’m using them in literally everything at the moment, getting the best of them while they are still fresh. So be prepared for a fair swag of lemony recipes on this site,...

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The Pros of Carrot Cake

The Pros of Carrot Cake

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Cakes, Protein Miscellaneous, Special Diet | 3 comments

The weather has started to turn lately and it is now very obviously Autumn here.  We have even reverted back to non-daylight-savings time.  It gets darker earlier and the nights are cooler (mostly).  Today it started to rain.  A grey, dismal afternoon, with the promise of a week of more rain to come. Good weather for baking, my mother used to say.  Well,...

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Salted Vanilla Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Salted Vanilla Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Cupcakes | 10 comments

Sugar. It has become disturbingly fashionable to vilify this simple food in recent years. I find it really irritating that the media latches on to comments made by self proclaimed experts, with no real credentials, and qualified experts who do science a disservice by cherry-picking evidence to support their case.    But I will not rant about this here.  Oh...

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