Goodbye!

Goodbye!

As all good things must, this blog is coming to an end. I hope you have enjoyed reading it, I've certainly enjoyed writing it. I've learnt a lot during the past few years, but I feel it's time to move on. Thanks to everyone who has read it, left comments, and especially to the lovely 19 people who subscribed! read more…
Lychee Cream with Pomegranate Jelly

Lychee Cream with Pomegranate Jelly

I thought this lychee and pomegranate dessert would be really nice for a dinner party read more…
The Best Buttercream

The Best Buttercream

is Swiss Meringue Buttercream. I'm not joking, it's delicious. As some of you may know, I'm getting married in September, and I'll be making my own wedding cake. read more…
Pistachio Salambos

Pistachio Salambos

It's hard to say exactly, but a 'salambo' seems to be a choux pastry ball filled with cream and topped with caramel and chopped nuts. I think the pistachio adds to the appearance more than the flavour, but I quite like the crunch you get from the caramel. read more…
Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

The banana cake I usually make is very crumbly, with a lot of cinnamon and a crunchy oaty topping. It's lovely, but I felt like a change so I made this one instead. read more…
4-Layer Sponge Cake

4-Layer Sponge Cake

Last week, I treated myself to some new cake tins. This followed a couple of failed attempts to make a layer cake with nice even layers read more…
Raspberry and lychee mini macarons

Raspberry and lychee mini macarons

I've made lychee mini macarons before, but with the addition of a tiny bit of raspberry they're even better. And making macarons is SO much easier when you have a food processor! read more…
Vanilla Sponge with Pistachio Icing

Vanilla Sponge with Pistachio Icing

This is actually quite a simple cake to make, and so, so pretty! I love the pale pink with the green pistachios and I went for a kind of ombre effect. read more…
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