Tray of lemon madeleines with a bowl of lemon glaze.

Lemon Madeleines

Madeleines remains one of my favourite French “snack cakes” (for want of a better term). Small and light, they are the perfect accompaniment to your morning or afternoon espresso and the perfect “goûter” (after school snack) for small hands. Mostly I enjoy them plain – a light, buttery sponge cake doesn’t need much more than … Read more

Gluten-free nut-free financiers with raspberry halves on a black background.

French Fridays: Pumpkin seed financiers (gluten-free, nut-free)

Happy French Friday! It’s been a while since I’ve shared a recipe on a French Friday but here’s one a lot of people have been asking for. Financiers are small French “tea cakes” made with almond flour and a touch of all-purpose (plain) flour and have been a big hit in my recent online classes! … Read more

Lamingtons on a baking tray showing jam centre cross section.

Mini lamingtons with a jam centre

You know that thing where you are all of a sudden reminded of something you haven’t eaten for ages and you MUST have it immediately? Yeah, well the other night in a movie we were watching, LAMINGTONS popped up and I couldn’t stop thinking about them… Wait, what – “lami-what?” I hear you asking… What … Read more

Triple-Layer Parsnip and Cranberry Cake from Everyday Dorie

Cook the Book Fridays: Triple-Layer Parsnip and Cranberry Cake from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one I’ve had my eye on since I first got the book! Triple-Layer Parsnip and Cranberry Cake is like a fancy version of a carrot cake (made with parsnips, brilliant!) filled with tart cranberry sauce and luscious … Read more

Mini Blueberry Buttermilk Bundt Cake from Dorie Greenspan's Everyday Dorie cookbook

Cook the Book Fridays: Blueberry Buttermilk Bundt Cake

NEW: I’ve brought my cooking classes online – check out the lineup for September here! This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was the perfect recipe for the punnet of wild blueberries I received in my organic fruit and veg box this week. Because they … Read more