It’s just been made. The kitchen has filled with the smell of sweet nostalgia and Grandma Peckish’s house on a Sunday afternoon. I’d remade a chicken soup as well at Mrs P’s request, but the first thing to pass my lips today was a slice of this long awaited Apple Yogurt Tea Cake from le pirate. I’d been […]Read more "le pirate’s Apple Yogurt Tea Cake – Live and Direct"
There’s something about having good cake. It puts a smile on your face, and a spring in your step. You walk around with a certain air about you. What’s wonderful is when you see someone else walking around with that same air about them. Catching each other’s eye, you smile and nod, that small gesture […]Read more "SEG Way Browned Butter Earl Grey Tea Pound Cake with Sweet Yellow Peaches and Vanilla Drizzle (and a Partridge in a Pear Tree)"
“Warm cake makes everything better.” – le pirate I don’t know if that’s objectively true, but if you told me warm le pirate cake makes everything better, I’d absolutely believe you. Go here, for the full recipe and prettier photos. I could tell you about the texture; the gooey lemon-curd-of-my-dreams centre, the contrastingly light and fluffy […]Read more "Le Pirate’s Lemon White Chocolate Cake"
This is the perfect cake for the Irishman in your life. I say this as a man who has a healthy chunk of Irish blood in him. If you are an Irishman, this is the perfect cake to convince your stout or just generally beer averse loved one that they might be missing out on something […]Read more "Chocolate Guinness Cake"
My friend and I have a standing order when one visits the other. If you’re bringing anything, make sure it’s Maltesers (closest thing people get in America is apparently Whoppers, although I’ve had an American tell me they’re not actually that similar, and they’d commit several felonies to get their hands on the Antipodean version). I thought it would be a kick to one day supply a Malteser cake. Enter Nigella with her Feast cookbook to make the dream come true.Read more "Here’s Something I Prepared Earlier"