Happy Birthday Jonas!

A dear friend of mine – the husband of one of my most beloved girlfriends– recently had his 40th birthday.  He’s a real Iron Man – loves to run and mountain bike.  Being so incredibly fit, of course he needs … Continue reading

Ginger, Pepper & Caramel … Christmas is coming!

As the Yuletide lights begin to glow around the edge of these dark, cold November days, I decided to get myself into a pre-emptive festive spirit by turning my recent obsession with ginger into a rich, grown-up spiced cookie, complete … Continue reading

Pink Peppercorn Candy Milk Brownies

For pretty much my entire baking career, I have been on the hunt for the perfect brownie. The one that turns out velvety, fudgy and dense, with that slight crust on top. I think, with this recipe, I have found … Continue reading

Chocolate Caramel Layer Cake

  This might be the cake to end all cakes. Four layers of densely crumbed vanilla/ caramel/ chocolate flavoured sponges, layered with caramel and robed in a silky chocolate ganache. I’d definitely recommend this for a special occasion such as … Continue reading