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!


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.


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).


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 →