A raining Sunday is perfect for experimenting in the kitchen. I love baking, both my grandmothers were great bakers and gifted us with lots of time together in the kitchen making things together. I didn’t have enough coconut for macaroons … Continue reading Coconut biscuits!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! See you in 2017! Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Nougat a wonderful soft, chewy, sweet and decadent treat and the perfect homemade Christmas gift for friends and family. So, I set about researching for a recipe that is easy enough for a first-time nougat creator and a recipe that … Continue reading Disaster in the kitchen Elf
Inspired by Bake Off? Bubbling with anger over the changes that are to come? Or just fancy a bit of a bake… why not have a try at this super simple bread recipe. I’m feeling a little heart ache that … Continue reading Bread!
Beesting cake or Bienenstich is a yeast based desert that is similar to brioche in its consistency. Some people say the name comes from the bees that are attracted to its honey topping, others say that to be a true … Continue reading Beesting Elf
It’s a quiet afternoon so we are trying out a new recipe. This one is for lemon cupcakes…but I have decided last minute to make two cakes instead. To achieve this I have doubled the recipe and split between two … Continue reading Elf’s a baking
In a whole new adventure my sister and I are baking a very special cake for my very special mum and making it edible for the other elf by making it gluten free. We start with a simple sponge recipe which … Continue reading Baking Elf