Carrot cake with walnut oil and a buttercream icing – gluten free

Originally designed as a large traybake, this recipe cuts into small squares and is perfect for sharing. I reduced the quantities to fit a standard square cake tin which seems to be a more manageable size in these times of confinement, but hey, I'm not judging! Carrots and walnuts make fine partners when the weather … Continue reading Carrot cake with walnut oil and a buttercream icing – gluten free

Flan Breton

This is a flan that originates in Brittany. It's very typical of the region and is popular throughout all of France - you'll find a version in most patisseries. I ate many of these in Paris before realising what it was and how easy it is to make myself. The prunes (or pruno - pruneaux … Continue reading Flan Breton