Bulgaria – Garash Cake

Week two of Bulgaria – garash cake! A typical cake served in cafes and restaurants in Bulgaria, that is surprisingly difficult to find any history about. Advertisements

Sugar Free Banana Bread

This is an unusual one for me. I am all about sugar. I mean, I eat a lot of vegetables too, but when it comes to cake, I am a purist – it’s got to be full of butter and sugar. That’s what cake is about, right? A few weeks ago one of my colleagues…

2014 – a year of baking

Well, once again this is a bit late due to essay writing. But now I am finally done, and apart from having to go to work the next three days, my Christmas break has officially started! I didn’t manage to bake anything new or exciting this week though (predictably), just more gingerbread, and some brownies…

Walnut, Chocolate and Honey Tart

I think often the wondrousness of walnuts is underestimated. Can we just talk about this for a minute? I mean, first, there was the caramel walnut upside down banana cake, and now there is this walnut, chocolate and honey tart. Know what they have in common? WALNUTS. Also, plenty of sugar and butter. But even…

Brownies! (and a Herman update)

Another incredibly busy week has passed. I have made brownies for a reading that was taking place at the bookshop I run, and I made red velvet cupcakes as well (which didn’t turn out so great, and I didn’t have time to ice them, so they weren’t taken along to the reading) There were plenty…