The end of April brings the dream of warm breezes that carry the faint scent of spices with every current… the dream of faraway places where tall coconut trees blow to and fro in the wind, where vines cling stubbornly onto thickly knotted tree trunks, and where one can delight in freshly gathered papayas and exotic guava fruits… the end of April brings the dream of that far off land called India… Continue reading “Turmeric, Lemon & Orange Cake”
Although the mornings are still chilly, it seems like spring is just around the corner; the days are getting longer, and as temperatures rise slowly but surely, nature seems to be awakening… Little birds are happily chirruping in the trees again, beautiful coloured flowers are sprouting everywhere, and people are starting to smile again… Continue reading “Vanilla & White Chocolate Easter Cake”
There are explosions of colour wherever one turns ones head, as spring has finally arrived… bees are buzzing happily as they fly from flower to flower, birds are chirruping in the high branches and the air is warm and tangy from the sweet scent of the flowers… Continue reading “Cheesecake with Raspberry Coulis”
Baking is the sort of thing that requires time, energy, concentration and precision, things one doesn’t always have in great supply; Yet, these deliciously crunchy Scottish shortbreads are not only as easy as pie, they’re also extremely quick to make; and whether you’ve forgotten your mother-in-law was supposed to come over for afternoon tea and you have nothing to offer her, or you wish to enjoy a typically English breakfast, these biscuits will never cease to delight!
The wonderful thing about a cappuccino, is that you can enjoy it throughout the year; whether it be as a deliciously creamy treat at the beginning of autumn, to warm yourself by the fire in mid-winter, for brunch on a Sunday morning at the approach of Spring or as an iced drink to cool yourself off in the heat of summer… Continue reading “Layered Cappuccino Cake”