Tag Archives: cake

Blood Orange Cake (gluten-free)

A hearty and happy new year to you all. I’ve started the year as I intend to carry on – having my cake and eating it. You won’t find any self-abnegation in the Johansen household and as January sees the … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate And Orange Marmalade Quick Bread

Need a spot of baking inspiration this weekend? How about a squidgy and utterly more-ish dark chocolate and orange marmalade quick bread! Americans are great quick bread bakers and basically they’re just cakes baked in a loaf tin using raising … Continue reading

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Competition Time…Win Six Iittala Coffee Cups And Saucers!

One of the things I miss most about living in Norway is the time-honoured tradition of sitting down and eating cake in the afternoon whilst enjoying a cup of strong coffee or tea. My grandmother always made sure there was … Continue reading

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Cake & Cocktails

photo courtesy of Simon Majumdar It must be hard being a man Seriously, I’m increasingly convinced that girls really do have more fun. If you believe the rants of grumpy newspaper commentators, you probably think men (and boys) are so … Continue reading

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Cake & Cocktails

photo courtesy of Simon Majumdar It must be hard being a man Seriously, I’m increasingly convinced that girls really do have more fun. If you believe the rants of grumpy newspaper commentators, you probably think men (and boys) are so … Continue reading

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From anthropologist to fish wife

On Thursday fellow food blogger Gastrogeek and I traded our quotidien lives for a day as tradeswomen manning the UKFBA stall at the real food market in Covent Garden. Our aim was to raise money for Amnesty International and Great … Continue reading

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In praise of passionfruit…

Admittedly not a classic Scandinavian ingredient but passionfruit always reminds me of this heavenly tropical soda my Dad brought back from Sweden when I was younger. Amazing stuff, the Swedes do know something about making soda, although it’s probably contraband (Norwegians don’t … Continue reading

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