Lemon Semolina Cake

Originally this was a honey and lemon semolina cake, where it got drenched in a syrup after cooking. It was an absolutely gorgeous cake, I made it for my 40th, but my tastes don’t run as much to sweet nearly a decade on so I decided on a variation.It’s my last Cake Club at work …

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Melitzanasalata and last minute mash.

You know that thing where you’re out shopping, and you get all excited and inspired by ingredients, buy them, bring them home, then…forget them? Well, I always do that with aubergines, and tinned beans. Beans are great, I eat them a lot, so long as I don’t put the tins away in the cupboard. *rolls …

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Honey and Lemon Semolina Cake

Another flourless cake, though NOT gluten free as semolina is made from durum wheat. This is a bloody lovely cake. 125g softened butter1/2 cup sugar1 1/2 tbs finely grated orange or lemon rind*2 eggs2 tbs brandy (I used rum as that's what I had)1 cup fine semolina1 cup ground almonds1 tsp baking powerTopping2 packs shelled …

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Sunday Baking: Honey & Ginger Loaf

This is an ever evolving recipe or so it seems! Originally a Den Lepard one: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/apr/20/dan-lepard-ginger-honey-cake-recipe then made by my lovely friend Stephanie, with necessary tweaks: http://procrastinationrecipes.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/honey-and-ginger-loaf/ and now by me, with MY necessary tweaks. We all have times when we run out of stuff, or go to make a recipe and find that what …

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