Upside-Down Blood Orange Cake

It’s quite funny how seasonal fruit works sometimes – citrus is a major fruit I crave during the warmer months, but yet it’s only at its peak during winter. While this is great for a Vitamin C boost in the midst of cold and flu season, lemons are dear when squeezed over fresh seafood and…

Moroccan Yoghurt Cake

Whenever I go grocery shopping, Iā€™m usually a Woman On A Mission. Charge in with my trolley or basket. Assess the layout of the supermarket: fruit and vegetables first, so I can pick and sort while my load is light and hands free, and then strategically up and down the aisles; buzzing past teenagers crowded…

Raspberry Friands

Its taken its time, but spring is finally here šŸ™‚ I was so excited in the last couple of weeks where I could see the cherry blossoms begin to bloom with the warmer weather, and immediately started thinking of recipes in which I could use a branch of those beautiful flowers as props for my…

Flourless Chocolate Cake

So after I had made my Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Macarons, I had a small bowl of beautifully silky dark chocolate ganache left over, as well as a punnet of (very expensive) raspberries. And as some of you know, I hate wasting food, especially quality food that is pricey. Thus I did a bit of…

Raspberry, Apple & Almond Breakfast Muffins

On weekdays I usually have a protein-rich cereal with skim milk and some fruit, but on the weekends it can slide significantly depending on what’s in the house. Sometimes I stay good and have some delicious golden toasted sourdough with a thick slather of lush avocado, or if there’s cake and muffins in the house,…