Beetroot & Chocolate Cake

I was first introduced to the idea of a beetroot and chocolate cake in first grade. One of my peers, a patriotic mama’s boy, spoke fondly of his mother’s killer beetroot and chocolate cake. Her cake was delicious, and although I don’t seem to remember it’s texture clearly, I am still mesmerised at the addition … Continue reading Beetroot & Chocolate Cake

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Croissants & Ripped Jeans

I have wanted to try my hand at making croissants for quite some time now. As a pastry amateur, I always consult recipes from the trusty pro’s in order to limit error. I must say, for a first attempt, I am pretty happy at how these turned out. I managed to achieve the layering required … Continue reading Croissants & Ripped Jeans

Wimbledon Tea Party

In keeping with the spirit of Wimbledon, I decided to whip up some old school treats for the men’s final this afternoon. A Victoria sponge with plenty fresh strawberries and clouds of fresh cream featured as my centrepiece bake. Cucumber sandwiches, caprese seed loaf morsels, passion fruit scones and coconut lamingtons attended as other traditional … Continue reading Wimbledon Tea Party