I have been baking forever, but it is only last week that I have discovered the ultimate secret to perfect cake! I was baking vanilla cupcakes and mixed the butter unusually long since I was busy doing other stuff, then I added the sugar, and again, mixed the butter and sugar unusually long (for about… Read More
It is no secret that I am an admirer and confessing lover of Liberty of London fabrics. The quality is amazing and there cannot be more beautiful flowery fabrics. I am also a fan of the French brand Aime comme Marie which sells sewing patterns. Unfortunately, I am rather inexperienced in sewing (which is why… Read More
It’s been a while since I have tried a new cake recipe. This weekend, the request for some lemon and poppyseed cake had been formulated. There is this great recipe which you can find here. But I was looking for something a bit more rustic for the taste buds. Doesn’t look so very rustic, right?… Read More
Recently, I told you about a new recipe for a marble cake that I had discovered on one of my favourite blogs. Well, since then, Odette’s famous marble cake has evolved (and I’ll share the recipe with you).
One of the blogs I visit regularly and I am a huge fan of, is the French blog Une Poule à Pas run by Aurélie. She is a highly crafty and culinary lady and you’ll find a lot of sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking, baking…you name it! So, when I saw her marble cake, I had… Read More
One of the things I particularly love about weekends is that I have the time to bake. I recently baught a new book with cupcake recipes (“Cupcakes” by Janet Smith) and, what can I say, oh my!, it is difficult to choose! But today I knew: something gingery! So here are the ginger cupcakes (without… Read More
To me, baking is the new black. Does this make sense to say? I have no idea but it does not change the fact that I am really into baking at the moment… so this evening, after dinner, I prepared some cream puffs (without cream). This type of pastries is an evergreen in France and… Read More
Today we made some dinosaur biscuits. Personally, I prefer the jam-version… but they are yummy in any case. You need:
Initially, I had planned to prepare a chocolate cake but since I burnt the chocolate in the microwave didn’t have chocolate, I had to improvise… We had a lemon cake last week and just plain cake is too boring, so I tried a coffee cake by leaving the chocolate away and adding two espresso shots… Read More
This week’s cake is a lemon and poppyseed cake: quick, simple and yummy! 180 g flour, 3 eggs, 150 g sugar, 150 g butter, juice of one lemon, peel of one lemon, 1 tablespoon poppyseeds, 1 teaspoon baking powder, a pinch of salt.