Not a personal subscriber to the Christian concept of Easter. Full of admiration for those who can give up chocolate for Lent. So, have joined them in a day of gorging on chocolate for no other reason than my love for it. Happy Chocolate Sunday!
Craved some biscuits to go with our after-dinner tea, and decided to try out a Green and Black’s inspired shortbread recipe. I used my now favourite shortbread proportions (6-4-2), and made two lots: one regular plus a dash of ground cinnamon and quick grate of nutmeg, and the other with 4 1/2 oz flour plus […]
Another super easy G&B recipe. Yum! Decided to split the 2lb recipe so we could bring some small cakes with us to Skye. Can’t walk very far without the occasional carbohydrate snack to sustain us. The 1lb loaf took 35min at 180degC (150degC in my fan oven), and the 6 little loaves took about 25min. […]
Scoffalophagus, if I may say so meself. It’s quite tangy, with a bitter bite, and extraordinarily moist. Yum. Paired with a plain ice cream, it makes for a really scrummy dessert. Technorati tags: cake, chocolate, clementine, recipe.
Prepatory stage for super-easy-to-make clementine cake: cover 4 small clementines with water, boil for 2h, cool, pulp, reserve. Beat 6 eggs, and add: 225g caster sugar, 250g ground almonds, 1tsp baking powder. Stir in clementine pulp. Bake in a lined springform tin for 1h at 190degC (cover with parchment/foil at 40min or the top burns). […]