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  • Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    Hola!
    I have just returned from a remarkable 4-day trip to Havana.
    This was another trip that almost didn’t happen. I got tickets in a bout of spontaneity and then promptly cancelled them because I felt unprepared – I hadn’t researched the intricacies of travel to Cuba. Needless to say, … Continue Reading...

  • Coffee Chocolate Cake

    Coffee Chocolate Cake

    Coffee Chocolate Cake

    This is what I wanted to post for Easter; a modest but alluring chocolate cake with an intensely rich chocolatey flavour. Apparently, something magical happens to chocolate cake when you add coffee to it, but more on that later.
    Despite its humble roots, this coffee chocolate cake feels like … Continue Reading...

  • Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

    Have you heard this joke yet? “I recently took up meditation. It beats sitting around doing nothing!”
    So yes, I’ve taken up meditation, and although I suspect I might be doing it wrong, I love its calming clarity.
    I don’t know if it’s because it’s that time of the … Continue Reading...

  • Salted Chocolate Chip Cherry Cookies

    Salted Chocolate Chip Cherry Cookies

    I made these cookies for our trip to New York last year. It’s a much raved-about chocolate chip cookie from Ovenly, the venerable bakery in Brooklyn. I found the recipe on Vogue and it seemed fitting that we’d snack on them on our flight east.
    I made a few modifications; … Continue Reading...

  • Olive Oil and Sea Salt Brownie Mix Cake

    Olive Oil and Sea Salt Brownie Mix Cake

    Olive Oil and Sea Salt Brownie Mix Cake

    I’m excited that this season of baking has officially begun. I know the holidays wouldn’t feel the same without our festive treats! When we were kids I looked forward to going to my grandmother’s house for Christmas, partly because that was where all the cakes and cookies and sweets were.… Continue Reading...