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Black Forest Cake

With the summer cherry season coming to a close how could I not go out with a bang? I’m going retro & brining back a dessert that should never have fallen out of fashion, black forest cake. It’s as good now as it was in the 70’s & 80’s, even better I’d argue as let’s …

Semlor

Pancakes, that’s what we associate with Shrove Tuesday here in the UK (affectionately referred to as ‘pancake day’). Pancakes are made from what would have been considered rich, fattening ingredients, eggs & milk, in an effort to use them up before the beginning of Lent. This Christian observation of fasting from both food & festivities …

Coffee & Tia Maria Swiss Roll

Quite possibly the ultimate nostalgic treat, a simply timeless cake, would have to be the humble Swiss roll. Although it may have fallen out of fashion & been a bit neglected in a world full of cronuts & rainbow cakes, this lighter than air little sponge cake is still much loved by the nation (& …

Chamomile & Honey Cake

Layers Of Celebration Awaiting the arrival of this mysterious summer season here in Wales, I’ve quite literally aged. I’m approaching my thirties now & the cake is beginning to catch up with me. Luckily, my years of wisdom have provided me with confidence in myself & my decisions (in other words, I think **** it a …