It is my new aim in life to sing location based musical songs in said location and I’ve successfully started by belting out the Windy City whilst driving down the I-94!
My sisters boyfriend is a great lover of very specific cake. He likes his cakes moist and fears a dry cake like no other. Continue reading
It was recently my mums birthday and she has a serious sweet tooth, she is one of my favourite people to make cakes for and unlike my sister (cheesecake) and my brother (key lime pie) she wants a different cake each year for her birthday so I get to experiment. Continue reading
Cheesecake is by far my favourite dessert.
I love the juxtaposition of a crunchy, gritty base and the creamy, soft, thick middle. I love that it is a dessert that can be played around with by changing, toppings and flavourings, it is a dessert that never feels too indulgent but manages to be delicious and something that can either be whipped up at short notice or be a complex masterpiece if you have the time. Continue reading
I will put this as modestly as I can. These are the greatest cookies known to man.
It has been brought to my attention that I may have been a bit naive in what I wrote yesterday.
Whilst I am still fully behind the sentiment of what I wrote and the idea is a good one – I am a woman therefore I only have good ideas you see – I was so anxious to latch myself onto a January self improvement project that I took an easy option.
Firstly let me start by saying I am not unhappy. I am actually happier than I can ever remember being thanks to the Best Christmas Ever.
I love Christmas.
I also love making things and baking things and creating things and this year I’ve become enamoured with the home made Christmas idea. Last year, I made my own jams, chutneys, nuts, truffles and a whole heap of cakes and biscuits. They went down surprisingly well.
Every year I get a Christmas box rather than a stocking, normally filled with amazing girly things that my mum has picked out that are perfect for me. My Christmas box is normally my favourite present because it is so beautifully personal. Continue reading