Gardener’s whirled. Today’s recipe is all about the humble courgette. Though if you say it with an American accent its pronounced zucchini. The main season for growing courgettes in the UK usually runs from June until September. Left to their own devices these summer squash … Continue reading Courgette Blitz Barz.
Southern comfort. The American South has a rich culinary heritage where food is regarded as being something more than mere fuel for the body. It is entrenched into every aspect of the culture and is much more like a way of life. Food is seen … Continue reading Mississippi Mud Cake.
Out with the old. You know how it is when you are trapped in the festive doldrums. That horrible slump. The grey mood-vacuum sandwiched in between the child-like wonder and excitement of Christmas Day and the rowdy shindiggery of New Year’s Eve. There always seems … Continue reading Choc ‘N’ Mint Bundt.
Golden balls? I couldn’t resist showing you these little beauties. Now I know that this is meant to be a bakery blog. And I know that these truffles are not baked. But to be fair – they are related to my baking sessions in quite … Continue reading Easy Cake-Crumb Truffles.
The mighty buche? In years gone by there were probably only two ways to have a Yule log on your Christmas menu. The first involved the tricky process of making your own Swiss roll. You would generally make a light sponge base by whisking together … Continue reading Irish Cream Yule Log.
Season’s eatings. Oh. I love the holidays. Not in September when the shops are trying to part you with your hard-earned. Not in October when you finally get around to buying a few bits for your nearest and dearest. Not in November where you start … Continue reading Christmas Brownies.
Cookie monster. We’ve all seen them on the telly. Those slightly menacing girl-scouts in America who traipse around the neighbourhood knocking on doors to sell cookies. It’s supposed to teach them about friendship, charity and responsibility. It’s also an introduction to the world of business. … Continue reading Trio Bundt.