A Year of Birthdays

Apologies for the absence of posts, motherhood, teaching and university have respectively left little time for blog posts! I thought I'd share some of the baking I've done throughout the past year. It's been my third year of university which means one thing: lots of 21st birthdays! And this, of course, means lots of cake. … Continue reading A Year of Birthdays

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Peanut, Chocolate and Caramel Baklava

I've been wanting to try to make baklava for a while - I love it. However, I know that my family are not overly keen, they find it to sickly and sweet. Anyway, the other day i had some filo pastry left over from dinner and decided some experimentation was in order. I am the … Continue reading Peanut, Chocolate and Caramel Baklava

Strawberry and Chocolate Cake

Yesterday I had my first solo mahoosive cake making session. (Obviously I do bake regularly but not quite to this extent…) It was our summer ball on Tuesday and after getting into bed at 7am following a well-deserved hog roast and making it to the survivor’s photo, I decided there was not much I could … Continue reading Strawberry and Chocolate Cake