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Hummingbird Cake from Jamie Oliver Comfort Food

Another year, another birthday, another cake! Today is my birthday and as per tradition I have baked myself a lovely cake. This year is the Hummingbird Cake!

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My recipe inspiration came from Jamie Oliver “Comfort Food” of which I received a beautiful copy signed by Jamie and customised with graffiti art at the book’s launch party last month.

You can see all my photos from #JamiesComfortFood party on my Facebook page.

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During the party at Recipease in Notting Hill, Jamie Oliver’s Executive Pastry Chef Ed Loftus baked this Hummingbird Cake (as well as other cakes) from the cookbook… Continue reading →

Chocolate Guinness Cake with Caramel Sauce & Maldon Sea Salt Flakes

Today is a special day: Mondomulia turns three years old! It’s crazy to think how this little blog revolutionized my life, motivated me, shaped who I am, gave me new friends and a new career.

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I missed my blog’s 2nd anniversary last November as I was on my honeymoon in Australia, but this year I wasn’t going to let the 24th of November pass without a special post (and miss the opportunity to eat a slice of cake…or three!).

This year I have another reason to celebrate: in two weeks I will officially retire from advertising and start working full… Continue reading →

Eggless Double Chocolate Baked Cheesecake with Strawberries

Last Saturday it was my husband’s birthday, so as per tradition I made him a birthday cake (last year I made this Norwegian Cream Layer Cake). A few weeks ago I started planning the recipe, with one main restriction as it had to be egg less for my in-laws who are strictly vegetarian (they are currently visiting us from Mumbai).

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I originally decided to make this Raw Fig Cheesecake by Oh, Ladycakes, but sadly last week I didn’t get around to do all the prep and food shopping because of a crazy week of work projects and deadlines.… Continue reading →