A slice of blueberry lemon pound cake on a plate with whipped cream and fresh blueberries next to aloaf on a cutting board with two slices.

Blueberry lemon pound cake

I don’t know about you but life it pretty complicated these days so when it comes to food, I’m trying to keep it simple. From meals to snacks, anything not fussy or complicated is most welcome at my table right now! In terms of ingredients, I don’t want to have to hunt down anything that’s … Read more

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

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

A slice of Molasses Coffee Cake from Everyday Dorie

Cook the Book Fridays: Molasses Coffee 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 wasn’t sure about… right up until I tasted it but oh wow – what a cake! With ginger, five spice, cinnamon, pepper, molasses AND coffee, this is a truly remarkable cake where all those flavours … Read more