American-style scones, light, buttery, bright with orange zest. I like them with a big mug of tea, please. This post was inspired by Welcome to Nightvale, my favourite podcast. It’s a cosy yet unsettling podcast about a desert town somewhere in the U.S., where Nightvale’s happening are narrated by the smooth-voiced community radio host Cecil Palmer. In spite […]
Dear me. It has come to my attention that there isn’t a banana bread recipe on my blog. I’ve got a fluffy banana cake, two iterations of banoffee pie, a rhubarb-banana jam, but not one recipe for sweet, comforting banana bread. Let me fix that by giving you a recipe for a one-bowl banana bread with spices and […]
Rich with oats, peanut butter, and chocolate, these are soft, comforting cookies. You’d think, maybe, that these warm, toasty flavours and rich textures are better suited to cooler days. They’re actually built to be ice cream sandwiches.
Well, what more can I say? A deep, dark baked chocolate pudding, thin crust, a little sponge, and a rich, saucy chocolate middle. You only need half a bar of chocolate, and you can add caramel (or anything else) if you want simply by dropping a few candies or a spoonful of the set sauce to the […]
This is a full-fledged and deliciously vulgar red velvet cake. If you wanted a non-frightening cake, you’d go with this clever beet-based cake by pastry chef Pamela Moxley. That is not what happened here. Who allowed this? Who thought this was acceptable? I like this cake, but why? Why would you do this?