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Foodie Tuesday: When Baking Gives You Lemons...

You should find it dazzlingly obvious by now, if you’ve been visiting here for more than a week, that I am not a Baker. Exactitude is a form of patience that I lack, so much so that following a recipe to the letter—an important characteristic of baking’s central processes, whereby the necessary chemical and physical elements are able to perform their required duties and make the food do the particular tricks it’s supposed to do—is impossible for me, or close enough to it. 1,373 more words


Monday 4th May (a trip to Kassel and Baumkuchen)

There hasn’t been much baking going on this week as we spent the bank holiday weekend in Kassel visiting some friends… it definitely put my German speaking to the test! 259 more words


Raw Mango (Sex) Torte

This wondrous creation is my raw mango sex torte.  Sex? Oh yes that’s correct! As my dear friend says it’s smooth, creamy and every mouthful hits the spot like sex.   163 more words


Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Torte

Well we’re at that point…when spring turns from warm sunshiney days and cool nights back to cool days and cooler nights. I know that all too soon it will switch back again and summer will be here, bringing hot southern sweaty days and nights. 872 more words


Linzer Torte - The Oldest Cake in the world?

Linzer torte is named after the town of Linz, Austria and said to be the oldest cakes in the world – and with bloody good reason, I tell you it’s gorgeous! 363 more words


2 Ingredient Flourless Nutella Cake

Being an avid fan of Masterchef Australia, I was in awe of the amazingly easy cake Matt Preston put together in a master class on one of the episodes. 197 more words