Turning The Leaf

October may seem like an odd time for new beginnings. We’re nearing the end of the year and – at least in this hemisphere – the days are growing longer and darker. But though New Year might be the traditional time for starting afresh, there’s no reason not to stand up and start over at…

Pat-a-Cake: Toblerone Cheesecake

Last Sunday was Appi‘s birthday. S and I decided that we would make him a cake as his birthday present. We love baking, and everyone should have a cake on their birthday, so it seemed a sensible choice. And it seems to be what we do for everyone’s birthdays, but we’ve not had any complaints.…

Curry Chickpea Burgers

What do you think of when someone says “burger”? Is it thick meaty patties, dripping with grease, encased in the ubiquitous flat white buns with sesame seeds sprinkled on top? Perhaps there’s a limp lettuce leaf, slice of tomato and some plastic-y cheese in there. Maybe some gherkins, a squiggle of ketchup or mayonnaise. Or…

Baker’s Dozen: Burger Buns

Yes, you understood that correctly. This post does indeed contain a recipe. Don’t worry, I’ll give you a moment to recover from your shock. Recovered? Good. Just before I started putting this post together I had a look back to see when I last posted a recipe. The last few posts have been about our…

Pat-a-Cake: Dark & Light Cupcakes

I can safely say that I have thoroughly failed at keeping my blog-olutions. Unless of course anyone is willing to consider that the time since my last post┬áhas just been a very, very,┬ávery long day… No? I didn’t think so. I could make excuses. I could tell you how busy I’ve been. How I’ve had…