Tag Archives: almond

Moroccan Honey and Mint Syrup Cake

This one is a stunner. It takes a bit of time and effort but worth it for the final result. It made it into the bottom tier of my wedding cake. It is a Dean Brettschneider recipe. It is a … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes and loafs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deliciously moist orange and almond cake

In addition to the recipe below, I like to reduce down the water left from boiling the oranges with a bit of sugar to make a syrup. Along with some mascarpone this goes well with the cake. I also find … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes and loafs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sweet CourgetteĀ slice

Another interesting recipe from ‘A Treasury of NZ Baking’, this one by Mark McDonough. I was intrigued by this recipe and also a tad skeptical of the result, that is until I tried it and then I was sold! Ingredients … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Slices | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Red pepper, almond and feta dip

This recipe was born simply out of wanting a salsa to go with some corn chips, and rustling through what ingredients we had. The result was excellent. You can easily leave out the feta, it just makes it a little … Continue reading

Posted in Dips and salsas | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment