This month Greta suggested Easter gifts as our theme. So we decided to post our bakes a little early to show you some Easter treats you can make at home. If you are new around here click on the tab at the top of the page to find out what The Food Exchange is about!… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Easter Gifts
I recently read about how chilling cookie dough for at least 24 hours improves the end result, so I thought I would give it a go. These have become my favourite cookies. I love the contrast of the sweetness of the chocolate and sourness from the cherries. You can find me on Facebook and Instagram!… Continue reading Cherry and Chocolate Cookies
After a 6 month break Greta and I are back with a new Food Exchange. I find it very strange that when we started this back in July 2015 we had both fairly recently moved to new countries. Almost three years later we are both settled in our new homes and both now have children!… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Pound Cakes
After a rather long break I am back! The last time I posted was back in October. A month later on Monday 20th November our little boy Noah was born. I was really lucky and had an incredible midwife and an uncomplicated and short labour. We stayed in hospital until the Wednesday evening and on… Continue reading Hello 2018 and an introduction!
Some how Greta and I have gone all this time without having a chocolate themed challenge! This month we made sure we changed that! For those of you new to mine or Greta’s blog check out the link at the top of the page to find out more about The Food Exchange! Greta challenged me… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Chocolate
Normally I am really sad to see summer go, but this year I am pleased the cooler weather has started to arrive. Several months of temperatures over 30c was too much for me! With the cooler weather, I have started craving warm comfort food and spiced cakes. I decided to adapt my basic vanilla sponge… Continue reading Spiced Autumn Cake with Caramel
This month’s theme for The Food Exchange was breakfast bakes. Breakfast is probably my favourite meal of the day and one of the things I miss about living in England is meeting friends for breakfast. Yes, I do it here too but I can’t completely get on board with cheese and cold meat for breakfast!… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Breakfast Bakes