Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll

Tins of puréed pumpkin are a staple in our house, right up there with San Marzano Italian tomatoes. But in the fall, when pie pumpkins appear in the grocery stores and on the farm stands, I’m eager to bake a few for Pumpkin Ravioli, Pumpkin Tagine or Cavatappi...
Golden Cupcakes with Poppycock

Golden Cupcakes with Poppycock

A good basic yellow cake is a must in any baker’s repertoire. But getting the right combination of flavour, texture, and moistness is not easy. Thank goodness for King Arthur Baking. This is my favourite of their recipes for making vanilla cupcakes. Its texture...
Gingerbread Loaves

Gingerbread Loaves

It’s no secret that I adore gingerbread. While I’m very partial to crisp gingersnaps, my real favourite is the spicy, sticky, thick sort my Nana used to make. Usually, I employ a traditional 7″ square tin with a loose bottom, but this novelty pan...
Chocolate Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Chocolate Cake

Some occasions demand the chocolatiest of chocolate. Like birthdays, special celebrations, and those days where nothing else will do but melt into a deliciously tender and moist slice of chocolate cake: no elaborate decoration, just swirls of silky Chocolate French...
Classic Sticky Gingerbread

Classic Sticky Gingerbread

Moist and spicy, this toothsome concoction is a wintertime delight. Enjoy it sitting by the fire with a hot cup of tea as we peruse the nature notes from the month of January by Edith Holden, better known as the Edwardian Lady of Country Diary fame.   Print...