CREAM CHEESE CAKE

This is a cream-coloured one-layer cream cheese sponge with cream-coloured cream cheese icing (sprayed with pink lustre). It is the cakiest cake I’ve ever known, and it’s the most delicious. I love it like it’s my friend. I love that … Continue reading

ACTUAL BRIOCHE LOAF

Baking is mad. There are a million different things that have a combo of butter, flour, sugar and eggs at their hearts. So, when I set out to make brioche, I wasn’t convinced I’d end up with brioche. Maybe I wasn’t capable of kneading … Continue reading

OATMEAL MASCARPONE COOKIE STACK

There have always been cookies. But more glamorous things kept usurping them. Cupcakes! Doughnuts! Cronuts! Even muffins. Plus, too many cookies are mediocre. The difference between a soft, chewy, crisp-around-the-edges cookie and a cookie that isn’t any of those things … Continue reading

GINGERBREAD

Why are we only supposed to eat gingerbread at Christmas? We have enough to eat then. These gingerbreads are nothing like the lads whose heads you like to bite off in December. They are soft, somewhere between cake and biscuit, … Continue reading