The Overnight Bread


I haven’t made bread in a long, long time. On Friday, I went to my son’s school to cook with his class and I thought the kids would get a kick out of kneading dough and choosing flavorings to throw in. I brought raisins, sesame seeds and chocolate chips. Unsurprisingly, they all chose chocolate … [Continue reading]

Mini Caramel Cheesecakes


  A friend of mine gave me a cheesecake book. I salivate just looking at the pictures and have been dying to try basically every recipe. The first I attempted was this salted caramel cheesecake. Of course, I’d used up the cream the day before and the only sort of cream cheese I had was 1 … [Continue reading]

The Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie


  I’m always on the lookout for my next chocolate fix. I mean, always. And chocolate chip cookies are the greatest drug ever invented by human … [Continue reading]

Salted Caramel and Vanilla Eclairs


      I rarely make éclairs because I rarely eat éclairs. And the reason I rarely eat them is because I don’t really find them … [Continue reading]

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing |

I'm baaaaaack! It's been a difficult few months in my private life recently so as you can imagine baking has been the farthest thing from my mind. … [Continue reading]

Banana Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream


Before making cupcakes, I had never eaten a store-bought one. Weird, I know. I’m like that. I tried my first doughnut at fifteen, but beef marrow, I … [Continue reading]

No-Oreo Cupcakes


I’ve just watched the documentary Fed Up, which is about the industry of sugar in the US. If you haven’t seen it, it’s fantastic. Aside from the major … [Continue reading]

Upside-Down Plum Caramel Cake


With Samantha, we made this dessert for my grandmother’s 94th birthday last month. I’m not sure what made this dessert so special; perhaps it was the … [Continue reading]

Carrot Cupcakes with Whipped Maple Frosting


Tonight is Drunken Bookclub night (YAY!). It’s also several of our members’ birthdays. It goes without saying that cupcakes are needed. Since the book … [Continue reading]

Honeyed Almond Tart


Hello, everyone! I’m back. Finally… I’ve been so busy with writing and editing my book that it has taken a toll on my baking. I have a whole slew of … [Continue reading]