A Bunch of Bundt’s

I baked an American Pound Cake in a Bundt cake tin today and while I prepared the cake mix I wondered about the tin. Why is it called a ‘Bundt’…

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The Making of a Zwetschgenknoedel

I did a three hour pastry class at a local French patisserie once and learned three important things. The first thing – there is an awful lot of butter in…

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A Sicilian Apple Cake

A Sicilian Apple Cake

This cake, full of apple and raisins, also has the distinctive Mediterranean combination of citrus, vanilla and cinnamon and is so good it should be cooked every day and offered…

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The Pulse Revisited

The Pulse Revisited

Lentils can sometimes be a bit earnest. They’re a foodstuff which, due to their nutritional properties, can be eaten with a glow of self righteousness thereby compensating for the lack…

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