Estonia – Purukook

This week we travel to Estonia, champions of wife-carrying (it’s a sport. No. Seriously, it is). Estonia is also the home of Skype, and the highest number of meteorite craters per land area in the world. Advertisements

Plum Cupcakes

This week I spent a few days staying with Laura in Gloucestershire. Laura lives on the edge of the Forest of Dean, where  everything is beautiful and green and just downright lovely. We picked plums in her garden and made perhaps the tartest plum crumble ever. When I start picking fruit I never want to stop if…

On Blackberries

  **note: I meant to post this at least two weeks ago, but then life got busy and I, for some reason, have not got around to uploading photos and etc – so here it is now. Pretend it’s the beginning of September again and that you’re super excited that blackberries have just come into…

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

So, taking from the awesomeness that was the strawberry jam cupcake, I decided lemon curd would be an equally good flavour for these – and hey, meringue based icing and lemon? You know it makes sense. It also happened that Father’s Day was coming up, and my dad likes lemon a lot, so there it…

Strawberry Jam Cupcakes

One day I would like to own a shop like this, and when I do, these lovely Strawberry Jam Cupcakes will be front and centre of the display.  I’m not going to write out the recipe here, but they have an awesome kind of icing I have never made before, which is kind of meringue…