baked · herbs · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · kumara · Soup · sweet potato · Vietnamese mint · zucchini

Half-Baked Soup – Market Courgette, Kumara (Sweet potato) and Fresh Herbs

I thought we would take a break from cakey sorts (fear not, there will be PLENTY more, so much you will almost get sick of it) and I would share a different sort of baking recipe. ‘Tis nearly the season for soup and I was recently inspired to have a go at a (partly) baked… Continue reading Half-Baked Soup – Market Courgette, Kumara (Sweet potato) and Fresh Herbs

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Baking flail: when things go wrong… (Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing)

Last weekend, I had a baking flail. In fact, the only reason it wasn’t an all-out fail was because I learned a thing or four while I stuffed up. Both taste and look took a hit, I’m afraid – but I am very thankful that not a word of criticism was uttered by the receivers… Continue reading Baking flail: when things go wrong… (Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing)

chocolate · Truffles · whiskey · whisky

Whiskey Truffles (or, A Great Night In!)

I’ve got an exciting weekend of baking ahead, but I still have a recipe that I tried out last weekend to report on, so here’s the starter before the main event!Whiskey connoisseur I am not. Fortunately, my husband is (learning to be one)! Rather, I should say that this recipe appealed to me at all… Continue reading Whiskey Truffles (or, A Great Night In!)

buttermilk · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · Rhubarb

A Nice Ring To It – Rhubarb & Orange Bundt Cake

Wow!!! What a response…85 views in one day for my first post! Even if half of them are, in all likelihood, my own page views, that’s still 40 something times that you guys have considered my words worth reading. D’awww… I’m all warm inside just thinking about y’all!ย Now that I know who I’m blogging for,… Continue reading A Nice Ring To It – Rhubarb & Orange Bundt Cake