Gooseberry and Almond Cake

The summer is sadly almost over already which might mean that in some regions you might struggle to get gooseberries still but if you’re in luck, pick up a box – or go and pick some – and make this super easy and quick cake! My work colleague Anamaria kindly gave me a box of gooseberries she picked […]

Raspberry and Lemon Birthday Cake

Last weekend was my friend Debbie’s birthday. We’ve been making birthday cakes for each other for years and as her birthday is in the summer I often make her birthday cakes with summer berries.  This year it was going to be raspberries and when I thought of what kind of raspberry cake would be tasty, […]

Damson Plum Crumble Cake

Whenever I go to Germany at this time of the year I bring back a certain type of plum. It’s ‘Zwetschgen’ that I bring back, which are very much like damson plums in England. They are more of a blue colour and have a more oval shape compared to other plums and they are great […]

Raspberry and Almond Cake

My last post was quite healthy so I thought it’s time for something a bit more naughty again! I had seen this receipe for an almond and raspberry cake at the beginning of the summer and was worried I had missed the raspberry season now but luckily I was wrong. The supermarket here in London […]

Lemon Pie

I’m a fan of a good lemon pie… In New York my favourite lemon pie is from a shop called Four & Twenty Blackbirds in Brooklyn. Their lemon pie features a crispy pastry with a generous amount of a tangy lemon filling and is tastiest when eaten with a little bit of whipped cream on […]