This cake happened today!

I bought a bowl of plums from the Friday Market for £1 last week with the intention of consuming them purely for my 5-a-day.  Usually the fruit that I get from that particular market stall is sweet and perfect (yes, really!) but surprisingly, these plums were very tart.  I tried eating the fruit but it … Continue reading This cake happened today!

Absolutely magic!

This should go wrong...even when I was making it, it felt absolutely wrong.  The batter didn't look like it was going to set at all.  But let me tell you, whoever invented magic custard cakes is an absolute genius! This is going on my must-bake-all-the-time list! For those who have missed this growing trend, magic … Continue reading Absolutely magic!

Chinese potsticker dumplings

I've almost always bought the potstickers (which are similar to the Japanese gyoza), whether cooked and ready to eat or frozen.  I've never really made them myself.  Mostly because I thought the pleating would be a difficult thing to do.  I'm a perfectionist so anything that doesn't look good to me is a disappointment (reminds … Continue reading Chinese potsticker dumplings