Plum cardamom loaf cake

Hello. Hi. How are you? We in much of the U.K. are going through what my friend Maggie calls “fake bullshit summer.” It’s almost a week until autumn really begins and there are absolutely no signs of it cooling down; perhaps this is compensation for our earlier British summertime, where it was hot and sunny all at once for 5 […]

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Small Japanese cheesecake in a loaf pan

This is so fluffy and gentle. You could bed yourself down right into it. Japanese cheesecake is a treat which needs to be judged on its own merits. What they share with their European and American counterparts is a body largely comprising cream cheese, but rather than a dense baked custard, the making of them requires a good beating for fine, airy […]

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Palm sugar brown butter blondies (small batch)

Rich salty-sweet blondies with a light crackly crust and squidgy centre, fragrant with palm sugar and nutty brown butter. If you’re reading this, you probably understand that unlike brownies, the point of a blondie isn’t that it’s supposed to be more chocolatey that chocolate itself; its joy lies in the cookie dough-like body–warm butterscotch and vanilla, sweet and […]

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