• baking recipe sweets

    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…

    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…

    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…

    21 November 2018