Tag Archive: baking

Crostata di frutta with crema pasticcera

Crostata with Fresh Cream and Custard Many birthdays and cakes have passed amongst my Masters class, and I am slowly getting around to posting them. This birthday bake was for Andrea, my Italian… Continue reading

Olive oil, rosemary and chocolate cake

Some habits never die. I have always loved birthdays, not only my own which I ensure is a month long festival each year, but I love celebrating others. And I firmly believe that… Continue reading

Salted caramel chocolate cookies

Last Friday was my last day in the office of my real job in London. I am now posting this from Italy where I am about to embark on the gastronomical adventure of… Continue reading

Orange and raspberry polenta cakes

Polenta cake is so good, with Italian origins, of course it is. The crumbly and grainy texture and the fresh citrus flavour make the most delicious little cake you ever did taste. A… Continue reading

Rhubarb and ginger upsidedown cake

With spring supposedly¬†immanent, rhubarb supplies are dwindling. And this makes me sad. It hasn’t been a great season for my pink fingered friends. Such a long and cold winter they struggled to come… Continue reading

Upsidedown plum cake

Get your baking apron on and whip up this delicious delight for the weekend. Very easy for the non-bakers and guaranteed¬†to impress. The plums give a gorgeous colour and slightly tart taste, serve… Continue reading