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Blueberry Yogurt Cake

I’ve been trying to write this post all morning but I’m a wee bit sleep deprived so it’s been slow going. Suddenly it’s almost 3 p.m. California time and I’ve got meat balls chilling in the fridge for dinner (pasta with veggies for me)…

8 February 2019
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Blackberry Cream Cake

Back in October — nearly four months ago now — I made a cake to celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary. Each year since we’ve been married no matter where we’ve lived (and sometimes this necessitated bringing back a jar of blackberry jam from the…

29 January 2019
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Poppyseed Cake

As it happens, I made this simple yet luscious poppyseed cake almost a year ago on a sweltering Sydney afternoon and I’m finally getting to posting it. It’s a lovely holiday treat, baked as a cake, muffins, or as a loaf — mini loaves,…

17 December 2018
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Pumpkin-Chocolate Loaf

This morning much needed rain is finally falling on Northern California and will, we hope, douse the fires burning to the north east of us and clearing out the air that has been weighing — literally: it felt heavy and thick — on us…

21 November 2018
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A New Home (+ Apple Bread)

Five years, three countries, and two kids later we are home for the very first time in a place from where we won’t be moving and upheaving our life every few years. It feels rather surreal and yet familiar at the same time because…

12 October 2018