I haven’t made a great use of my cake tins and stand mixer in the last few months, but this week I finally had a very good reason to get my oven on. Today I am celebrating my blog’s 5th anniversary, so I made a special, beautiful, layered cake: Lemon Cake with Rosemary Buttercream Frosting.
When I started my blog Mondomulia in November 2011, baking was a hobby and a way to relax after a week at work in an advertising agency. Now that I am a full time blogger working from home, baking is… Continue reading
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