Honey & caraway olive oil cake with Quark

This cake may seem plain or even prudent, but there's much to be said for it's humble simplicity. The delicate flavour of the caraway perfectly compliments the hint of lemon, and is all set on top of an unusually moist texture. The cake gets its satisfyingly moist, soft texture thanks to the Quark. Quark is… Continue reading Honey & caraway olive oil cake with Quark

Dark chocolate orange sablé biscuits with orange sugar

Adapted from Edd Kimber - Patisserie Made Simple Ingredients 275g plain flour 40g cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon flaked sea salt 200g unsalted butter, room temperature 50g caster sugar plus extra for rolling 200g light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 150g dark chocolate, chopped small Zest of 1 large orange… Continue reading Dark chocolate orange sablé biscuits with orange sugar

Wholemeal breakfast tear & share; Cinnamon rolls with apple and pecan

When travelling Scandinavia (home of hygge and mecca of all things cosy, food-y and convivial) it's impossible to not be drawn into those hundreds of welcoming coffee shops and cafés with their candles, cushions, baskets of blankets, shelves of recipe books and, of course, the counters laden with baked treats hot and fresh from the… Continue reading Wholemeal breakfast tear & share; Cinnamon rolls with apple and pecan

Healthy, refined sugar free granola

Whilst it is true that in so many cases of our attempts at "healthy", "sugar-free" alternatives to delicious classics, the result is ultimately disappointing, home-made granola does absolutely not have to be the case. Here, all that addictive sweetness and crunch typically provided by the extortionate sugar content of most shop-bought granolas is replicated with… Continue reading Healthy, refined sugar free granola