All posts tagged: baking recipe

Lemon and Rosemary Drizzle Cake Recipe

“You ran from Webmley?!”, exclaimed the friendly apron clad woman. Yes, we replied, seeing full well that she thought we were crackers. We had risen at 8.30am on a Saturday morning and ran through the windy sleet and snow to view a couple of marble tops that were listed on eBay not too far from where we live. Jack had forced me into my running gear and I plodded along the street behind him feeling a serious bout of misery coming on. It’s late March and barely above freezing. We had planned to frolick with friends this weekend but the weather is putting a stop to our will to venture out of our comfort zone. We arrived home and I was thoroughly miserable. We cooked a delicious breakfast of eggs poached in tomatoes, which brightened up my mood slightly but it wasn’t until I stumbled upon a magical video by Nigel Slater that my day really started to kick into gear. I watched Nigel, sat on the floor with my back against the radiator, mouth …

Mini gluten free lemon and polenta cakes

Judging by my Instagram and Facebook feeds, it looks like most of London has been out playing in the snow this weekend. Not me. I opted to observe the snowfall through the kitchen window whilst writing, planning furnishings for the flat, baking and cooking – and I loved every minute of watching the winter wonderland that is the back garden. I found this recipe online but tweaked it slightly as I didn’t have enough ingredients to make a whole batch. I also added more lemon rind and juice because I love my cakes lemony. The bonus of this recipe is that it is also suitable for people with an intolerance to gluten. Mini lemon and pistachio cakes Serves 9 Ingredients Cake 100g ground almonds 50g desiccated coconut 125g course ground polenta 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 115g unsalted butter 65g golden caster sugar 2 large eggs Rind of two lemons Juice of one lemon Icing Juice of 1 1/2 lemons 125g golden icing sugar 1 tbsp water Handful of pistachios Method Pre heat the oven …

Eat the Olympics – new blog

For the last few weeks, Jack and I have been busy cooking dishes from each of the countries that are taking part in the Olympics this summer. We are bonkers, I know. We’re four weeks in and we have already completed 45 recipes, not bad going really. We’d love you to follow us through the highs and lows. I’ll also be sharing each of the recipe images here with you – don’t forget to click through to the Eat the Olympics blog for the recipe. We’d love to hear how they go if you fancy trying them out for yourselves at home. If you have any suggestions, they are greatly appreciated! I’ll get you started with one of our first recipes – Piparkakut from Finland. Delicious enjoyed with a cup of tea. Sarah. x Click on the image for the recipe