I’ve read that around 40% of Brits name lemon drizzle cake as one of their most-loved treats. A quick lemon drizzle cake often comes to mind as the first choice for Saturday baking, as I almost always have lemons and limes in the fridge. I regularly buy citrus fruit for juice, cooking and cocktail making. From […]Read more "Lemon drizzle cake"
Homemade cinnamon rolls are truly the best! Today I’ve baked American-style cinnamon rolls with chestnut filling. They’re very moist, fluffy and flavourful and have creamy frosting on top. I adapted a recipe, The Best American-Style Cinnamon Rolls, by adding chestnut purée (about 100 g) and a little bit of cocoa powder to the cinnamon filling. For […]Read more "Cinnamon and chestnut rolls with mascarpone frosting"
Initially, I intended to make Swedish cinnamon buns. I found a nice recipe and got some crucial ingredients: ground cardamom, cinnamon and pearl sugar. But eventually, I replaced the cinnamon filling with chocolate, as Luca does not like cinnamon and he asked me to use Nutella instead. The recipe I chose was Swedish Cinnamon Buns […]Read more "Chocolate buns"
The last four months have been busy, settling down into the new apartment, teaching, travelling for the conference and writing chapter drafts. I wasn’t in a baking mood, although I baked frequently for two years until I moved out of the old flat. On Friday, I baked! The recipe I chose for my first baking […]Read more "Banana Bread"
Previously, I wrote a review of the popular local restaurant in Norwich, Benedicts, and I just want to add more comments because we love the place (here’s a link to the previous review). I have never been disappointed with their meals or their service. – Again, I felt the same. Luca and I had lunch at […]Read more "Benedicts, Norwich: Review II"