“To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live.” Tenzing Norgay The Twin Otter’s conical nose tilted upward, its propellors whirred like giant bees and then we were surging … Continue reading #15 The Nepalese Himalayas: How to get a natural high
This series of short posts in cake started with a homemade cake so I thought it was fitting to finish with my homemade Christmas muffins. This a fantastic Nigella recipe … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 12
Another birthday cake today, for my lovely sister Carolyn. Eaten in the midst of party food, cocktails and highly competitive family games!
We have arrived in Somerset for a family Christmas – and there are cakes and sweet things everywhere! I had a slice of fruit cake earlier and having just got … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 10
Mmm, hard to beat a traditional lemon drizzle cake with a sharp and sweet crispy coating and soft yellow sponge. I enjoyed this one this afternoon with my lovely friend … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 9
Today’s sweet indulgence was a fantastic sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream. Substantial without being heavy, studded with flavoursome dates and sitting in a pool of light toffee sauce. … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 8
Today’s cake is a little twist on what you might expect – a lemon cheesecake! Always an intriguing mix of tart citrus and sweet biscuit crumb. Classic.