Banana Bread Muffins

‘Muffin’ has become something of a generic word for small cakes. Once it was used only for those light, fluffy small cakes that contain a lot of air but now it’s more or less used for any individual┬ácake cooked in a muffin-sized tin – larger than a fairy cake but definitely for a single serving. […]

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Caprese Muffins with Mascarpone Ice Cream

I’ve written before about Torta Caprese – a delicious flour-free chocolate and almond cake – which is a family favourite. We regularly make it for birthdays and other celebrations. It’s the celebratory nature of the cake for the family that made it come to mind when my son Jonathan was discussing with me that he […]

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