Monthly Archives: April 2012

Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

Oh. My. Goodness. This is one of the most delicious things I have made in a while. We’re talking weak-at-the-knees, humbled-by-its-presence good. Go and buy Krispy Kremes now. Run. Steal money from a kid if you have to. This amazing … Continue reading

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Armenian Nutmeg Cake

Monday 23rd April: a succinct message pings into my Outlook at work 5 minutes after I have left cake out for my department. It is from one of my contemporaries. ‘Sarah there is a queue for your cake’. Let me … Continue reading

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Guinness- Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

Sunday morning: I am lying in bed eating ice cream out of a whisky glass. I think of the hundreds of people running the London Marathon not far from me. Call me lazy and uncharitable, but I know where I’d … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi Love

Sometimes a girl just wants to be surrounded by beautiful things. It’s been a week where very few things haven’t gone a bit pear shaped. Over the weekend three things have done an excellent job at shaking me out of … Continue reading

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Vanilla Buttermilk Cake with Instant Fudge Frosting

Happy Easter everyone! I hope this finds you all suitably stuffed with lamb/chocolate eggs/ hot cross buns. This weekend I am in the Scottish Highlands celebrating Easter and my big brother’s birthday. I am very grateful for my brother. Though … Continue reading

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The $250 Cookies

They say that a balanced diet is a cookie in each hand, and this week I discovered what a work-life balance is: getting home in time to make said cookies. ‘Work- life balance’ is a bit of a buzz phrase. … Continue reading

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