Tag Archives: cake

Daring Bakers Challenge – Cherry Ripe French Yule Log

Another month is almost over and another Daring Bakers challenge has been made and eaten a thousand times all over the world! This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda from Saffron and Blueberry and Marion from Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux. They have chosen a French Yule Log by […]

The Sweet Things in Life…

…come from Donna Hay! As I suspected I have cooked something out of my current cookbook challenge book before, but not quite as much as I had expected… maybe they were less than memorable? After flicking through Donna Hays Modern Classics Book 2 (the sweet edition), I found that I have already cooked: Chocolate Ganache […]

July Double Birthday Challenge

This months Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Chris from Mele Cotte, and boy was there some controversy! There was plenty of backlash and discussion on the Daring Bakers private forums about how this challenge was too similar to other challenges or too restricting. It astounded me that some people were so against this challenge, […]

My Favourite Christmas Desserts

Please note: This is an old blog post written before I completed my masters and became an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). Older posts may not reflect my current knowledge or contain ‘healthy’ recipes, so check for nutrition info or analysis below any recipes to see if it is something to enjoy regularly or just for […]

Daring Bakers July Challenge – Strawberry Mirror Cake

My second Daring Bakers challenge has come around so quickly, and this time Peabody set us the challenge of making a Strawberry Mirror Cake. Yet again something new to me, in fact I had never even heard of a ‘Mirror’ cake until I read about our challenge for the month. My second thought, (after ‘what […]