Peach and Blueberry Pound Cake

Yesterday, I baked Donal Skehan’s Peach and Blueberry Pound Cake! This will be the last cake I bake at this flat, so I wanted to bake something special. The reason why I chose this cake was that by chance I found some ripe peaches at a supermarket. It’s always a success when I decide on […]

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Banana, Chocolate & Walnut Bread

Today, I’ve baked Banana Bread with Chocolate and Walnut, using Donal Skehan’s recipe again! When I made Banana and Chocolate Bread using the same recipe last time, it was very moist and had a great consistency with chocolate. Here’s the post from last time – Week 98: Hard work pays off. I’ve added walnuts to […]

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Blueberry muffins

Today I baked blueberry muffins as always, using a recipe in Twist by Martha Collison. I’m a big fan and bake the muffins every other week! Blueberry, banana and nuts are great for breakfast muffins. I always leave my dough in the fridge overnight and bake it the following morning. The muffins become very moist […]

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Week 101: Analysis and muffin-making

I am writing this post at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and am about to take my flight to Tokyo. I’ll have two weeks’ holiday in Japan and make trips to different cities with my family. The past week has been hectic (end of the semester, data analysis, an interview in London and packing), but hopefully, I […]

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Week 100: Conversation analysis and pistachio cake

My PhD diary has reached week 100! I cannot believe that it’s been two years – the time has gone by so quickly. I’ve written my activities of research, teaching and baking every weekend, and I’m now starting the third year of my PhD. As a mini celebration for week 100, I baked a Teff […]

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