The Best Gingerbread

GINGERBREAD.jpgI’ve been testing this recipe for years and now I can definitely share it with you and call it “the best (ever) gingerbread”. It’s everything a gingerbread cookie should be: Crunchy, flavourful and absolutely delicious. I’m not very proud of my piping skills (for those of you who are wondering – since you have seen my cakes – working with sugar-paste is a much easier task!), but I did take up the challenge and decorated some biscuits for a charity bazaar. I’m posting the photo to give you some ideas on how to decorate them. Continue reading

White Chocolate Cake with Candied Citrus Peel

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Every Christmas I bring out my Christmassy Nordic ware cake pan and try to think of a creative way to use it. This year’s inspiration comes from the first snow on Troodos Mountains in Cyprus. After a very long summer (too long for my taste) I finally got to light up my fire place and sit by the fire while waiting for my oven timer to beep. I used white chocolate for this tender, velvety cake and flavoured it with lemon zest. Continue reading