I’ve been having some major sweet cravings lately, especially when I start to feel peckish in the afternoons around coffee time. In Germany in mid-afternoon they always have a break for coffee and tea, a bit similar to how the British have their tea-time. [...]
Behold, it is time for good cheer!
What better way to show your loved ones how much you care than by stuffing them full of cake?
I was drawn to this cake by one interesting component – cornmeal. I don’t know about you, but [...]
Back in my single days when I had just arrived in China, fresh from college and ready to teach English, I hadn’t a clue about baking. I don’t think I had ever baked anything in my life except peanut butter cookies and a failed, [...]
Well, it’s a windy, blustery day that is leaving our patio plants in disarray. One of those days where you feel autumn is in the air and you want to curl up with a hot cup of chai and a warm cinnamony snack. Speaking [...]
I like to always have a cake around.
It’s so nice to have a not-too-sweet, everyday cake stashed in the pantry, perfect for afternoon cake and coffee, or for breakfast, or for a not-too-decadent dessert. And a slice or two is great for feeding [...]