Happy Halloween! 🎃🍬👻

What better way to celebrate Halloween than to make a cake shaped like a pumpkin? And then eat it! Here we have a classic carrot cake, with a layer of cream cheese and white chocolate ganache. The cake was then covered in a mix of fondant and modelling chocolate, and then further covered with a…

Empanadas Argentinas

Originally published: 24th March 2011. My parents have really got me into enjoying the sitcoms/soaps such as Everybody Loves Raymond and King of Queens. There’s one episode of King of Queens, however, that I can directly relate to this post (season 6, episode 15). Basically, Carrie ends up meeting and becoming good friends with this…

Pancake stack novelty cake 🥞🧁🍯

Happy birthday to my wonderful younger brother 🎉🎂🎁🎈 I could go on about how amazing you are and how lucky I am that you’re in my life, but I’ll spare that sappiness here. At least I could use his birthday for my first lockdown baking escapades, in which I decided to try working with something…

Macarons au chocolate & cocoa butter polymorphism 🍫🍪

⚠️ WARNING 🚨 chocolate heavy post! 🙈🍩 Hello, dear reader ☺️ Thanks for stopping by! I take it you’re here to learn more about how the fat in chocolate behaves and/or making chocolate macarons? Either way, I hope it’s chocolate-related, or you may be overwhelmingly disappointed… 😕 It’s been an interesting several months for me……

Post-expedition thank you 💖🇹🇿🧱🙌

Jambo rafikis 👋 Good day to you! Thank you for clicking through to my post. I hope your Christmas season is going well ✨🎄🎁🎅🏽🤶🦌🌰🎉 Lorna, Patrick, and I taking a well-needed shade break! ☀️🔥💦🥵 Firstly, thank you to everyone who has supported this wonderful venture of mine. I hope you enjoyed your cake? It’s not…