Snowflake Lebkuchen


I can remember the first time I ate lebkuchen. Sadly it wasn’t wrapped up warm against a biting chill in Berlin, a glass of mulled wine in my hand sampling one offered to me by a curly-moustached German man, but in language class in primary school. In between renditions of ‘O Tannenbaum’ and ‘Silent Nacht’,… 

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Butterscotch Spun Sugar Cake


It’s funny how happy accidents happen sometimes. I’ve been struggling along with this blog the past few weeks, but not through laziness or not trying. (Ok, perhaps a little, it’s the dark nights I promise!) I’ve been busy trying new recipes, throwing myself into experiments and brainstorming like crazy. Unfortunately my little hands have been… 

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Pumpkin Spice Pop Tarts with Maple Glaze


Pop Tart Real Talk: These pop tarts are a revelation and a tick off my 4 Simple Goals list (flaky pastry, yeh!) These pop tarts are considered breakfast because there is a hint of maple in that sticky glaze on top of that crispy pastry. These pop tarts eat up all those pumpkin carving leftovers,… 

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Pumpkin Spice Autumnal Cake


Confession number one: This isn’t a pumpkin cake. I know that shining title says pumpkin, but it’s really pureed butternut squash. Which is a type of pumpkin. So we will just deal with that one. Confession number two: I’ve had a tough time this week, the toughness mainly existing as a sort of internal monologue… 

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