This is the only Pavlova recipe I’ve ever used, and it comes from Delia Smith’s Complete Illustrated Cookery Course (the one with the black cover, Delia is wearing a red jumper), which my parents gave me for Christmas in 1997. I’ve made many varieties of it though, using strawberries, raspberries, adding cocoa, dolloping lemon curd… Continue reading Pavlova

Nectarine + Almond cake

A fabulous yet simple recipe from Mastering the Art of Baking by Anneka Manning, this cake is wonderful. I love it as is with a coffee for second breakfast, while my family prefer it with a slurp of cream. Ingredients 125g soft unsalted butter (I use stork for cakes) 110g caster sugar 2 large eggs… Continue reading Nectarine + Almond cake