As it is tradition every year in August I prepare a cake for my husband’s birthday and this year was no exception. After pestering him for days to know which cake he wanted (his answer “I told you months ago which cake I wanted, remember?” No… “Well, now I forgot which one it was” Mmm…), I decided to pick a recipe from Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food cookbook. Every recipe I have made from this book turned out great, so I knew I could rely on it. Here is my adapted recipe for Chocolate Celebration Cake with Puffed Rice and Nougat Frosting.
April has come and gone like a whirlwind with all the travelling I have done to Cuba and Las Vegas. Tomorrow I will leave again for Lanzarote for a few days. I am incredibly happy and grateful to be able to travel so much, but I am also looking forward to spending some time at home in London when I get back. I miss many things from home and one of them is baking and creating something amazing from new recipes.
I make this amazing Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake just before leaving to Cuba last… Continue reading
January is an exciting month for me, it’s my birthday month which means I get to spoil myself a bit, celebrate with my friends, receive gifts, bake and eat cake. Usually. To be fully honest with you, I haven’t really been in a party mood this time, something to do with getting old and all that…but rather than spend the day moaning about my wrinkles and the years of my youth that are long gone…I did what I always do: baked a scrumptious cake to celebrate a great year!
What I really wanted was to make a… Continue reading