Nigella’s Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Cuts into 8-12 slices It's no secret that I love chocolate. A lot. However, I have a bit of an appetite anomaly because although I love chocolate, I don't really love chocolate cakes or chocolate [Read More]

Whole Orange Polenta Cake

I love making cakes with polenta because it gives cakes such a wonderful texture. Citrus flavours go great with polenta and this orange cake is a real winner, perfect for dessert or a teatime treat. I [Read More]

Mumu Date and Pistachio Clafoutis

Serves 4 I love Clafoutis  (pronounced claf-oo-tee) The almond meal adds a wonderful texture to this baked custard. This Mumu version has a real Middle Eastern twist, but, if you prefer,  just use [Read More]

Mumu Bread Pudding

Serves 4 A terrific twist on an old classic!  Ingredients 2 loaves stale bread (we used two big turkish breads) 400ml cream 2 eggs ¼ cup caster sugar 14 dark chocolate [Read More]

Nana’s Best Ever Bread Pudding

Cuts into 16 generous squares Me and my nana went together like cookies and cream. I said goodbye to her in 2004 but I still think of her and miss her every single day. I realised recently that it [Read More]

Flourless Coconut and Almond Cake

Serves 8 This is my go-to gluten free cake because it's easy and delicious. I've updated this post with some new pics and a Thermomix conversion, but truth be told, this cake is such a doddle, [Read More]

Slow Cooker Apple Flapjack Crumble

Serves 6-8 (but easily halved) There's so much to love about this crumble, not least that you can make it in the slow cooker, well, the apple part anyway. It's really hard to find cooking [Read More]

Apricot and Amaretti Cake

Serves 8 generously Now that I'm a wannabe minimalist, I might be less about the gift giving but I'm all about the fuss making, and more to the point, cake making because as Julia Childs once said [Read More]