Monthly Archives: October 2013

Week 3: Chocolate Rum Swiss Roll

It always amazes me how one can bake a thin layer of cake, and then, roll it up. I thought it’d be awfully difficult. I mean, rolling a layer of cake into a tube. But, Martha Stewart said there’s nothing … Continue reading

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Week 3: Garlic and herb rolls

These rolls (adapted from my version of Martha Stewart’s cinnamon roll recipe), substituting the sweet filling for melted butter, roasted garlic, garlic powder, dried thyme and rosemary and a sprinkle of leftover parmiggiana reggiano. On the hindsight, I should probably … Continue reading

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Week 2: Cinnamon walnut and chocolate roll

This time with salted caramel glaze. I never thought I would attempt to bake bread so soon, but, this cinnamon nut bun recipe from Martha Stewart seemed manageable.

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Week 2: Red velvet cupcakes

Divine. Despite the recent popularity of salted caramel, I could never pick up a batch of cupcakes from the shops without buying at least one red velvet cupcake. So, it seems appropriate that I give this recipe from Martha Stewart a … Continue reading

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Week 2: Butter Marbled Cake

I must be quite mad, to attempt to start baking this at 11 p.m. on a work night, so I could give it to my good friend who was flying back to France the next day.

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