Hi everyone! Just wanted to quickly say a Happy New Year to all our lovely blog readers. I know we have been quiet with our blogging throughout the last couple of months and I sincerely apologise for that. There’s no point in me making up excuses, the actual fact is that personally I was just […]
Heinz Beck has many accolades to his name, cookbooks and even a reality television cooking show that pits chefs against housewives. On top of that, he has the only restaurant in Rome with 3 Michelin stars: La Pergola. The German-born chef makes fantastic Italian and Mediterranean dishes, inspired by his Sicilian mother-in-law, that are also […]
Where have I been? A couple of months ago, good friends Richard and Virginia asked if I could help prepare a dessert table for their wedding. They explained that with a Chinese banquet, which usually consists of 10 dishes, it is predicted that most of their guest may be too full to enjoy the wedding […]
I’ve no idea how she does it, but somehow every year I find myself baking a cake for my co-worker Viv for her birthday. Even though we spend most of our days fighting with one another, somehow we’ve formed a relationship around our mutual laziness and love of food. That said, when she requested a Rainbow cake for this year’s birthday I really just wanted to push her over.
This is by far the easiest and most addictive cake that I have ever baked. Piping hot out of the oven, I couldn’t stop myself from picking at it. However, once cooled each elements of the cake was much more prominent.