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    Mr Veranda and His Chocolate Potato Cake

    When I first learnt I was diabetic, I threw out most of my cake recipes in a fit of over-zealousness. I now realise that a lot of “normal” cake and pudding recipes can be easily adapted and made both refined sugar free and diabetic friendly too. Which brings me to this chocolatey triumph….Read more

    Spiced Pistachio, Coconut and Carrot Cake

    I love this cake and I want to marry it.  This little Middle Eastern cakey beauty’s so moist, soft and yum-tious.  The nuts and coconut give the cake texture. The generous dollop of cinnamon gives sweetness and warmth.  And the rich citrusy flavour of the chopped golden berries permeate the cake. Read more

    Red Velvet Cake

    The things that sets this luscious, delectable little cake apart, are the sexy colour and the cheeky addition of ginger and cardamom. Read more

    Raspberry Brownies

    It’s Mid-Summer and I’ve become obsessed with raspberries.  I think I need to check myself into a 12 step raspberry recovery programme.  It’s the delicate fragrancy of their flavour that gets to me.  And probably it’s a lot to do with me treating myself recently to a bottle of Medicine Flower Raspberry Extract. Read more

    Parsnip, Cardamom and Rose Cake

    Oh my god!  I’ve attained cake consciousness.  
    This little spongey beaut is a variation on a carrot and cinnamon cake I make often.  I replaced the carrots and cinnamon for parsnips and cardamom with a little rosewater and the result is exquisite. Read more