Luis’ the tropical Manchester tart

Another hot day, another bake. This was foolish of me. It doesn’t seem like it should be hot because it’s not sunny but the reason it’s not sunny is because a thick cloud of forest fire smoke has drifted west from several hours away, creating a great reason to stay inside, but not exactly the…

Mary’s Prinsesst√•rta

It’s Easter and I’m making fancy cake. Okay, that’s a half truth. It’s a week after Easter, but that’s when my family is getting together for dinner, so I decided to attempt a cake that’s been scaring me for a while. Mary’s Prinsesst√•rta: A three-layer sponge with vanilla custard, whipped cream and jam filling, covered…

Ginger tuile sabayon baskets

I’ll start this post like I’ve started a lot of posts on this blog: It’s been a while. And I’ll be completely honest, I understand two of the four words in this recipe title. I think you can guess which two. (I hope you can guess which two.) It’s going to be a two-day bake…

Apricot custard tart

I’ve had my eye on this recipe for a little while. It seemed like one that I should try to do in the summer, and even though it’s September, I thought it still counted as summer. That is until I went shopping for apricots and found zero. Unfortunately my zero apricot result was after purchasing…