Jul 24, 2021
I love browsing food recipes in bookshops, particularly recipes for sinful sweet treats. They can usually be adapted to a minimal sugar, low carbohydrate version with a little scheming. When I stumbled across the notion of a sandwich cake that combined orange and mixed spice, my heart was won.
And what better champion to help replace the original recipe’s white flour and bring some texture and earthy sweetness to the venture, than the humble parsnip? Read more
Feb 4, 2021
I’m imagining that parsnips probably aren’t the first ingredient you’d reach for whenever the urge takes you to make a cake. Nor even the third, fourth or fifth. But let me invite you to consider the possibility.
This raspberry sponge is so delicious, so delightfully light, so sinfully moist and more-ish – and its due, in great part, to the addition of the humble parsnip. Read more
Dec 10, 2020
I've been moving house over the past few weeks which has seriously cramped my style on the cake pioneering front. So there's been no new recipes to share for quite a while. Then this weekend I unexpectedly came upon this bloody gorgeous lemon cake recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi. It has to be the most yumptious more-ish lemon cake I've ever had the good fortune to eat - both before quitting sugar and since. Read more