a party without a cake is just a meeting - julia child

A Party Without a Cake is Just a Meeting

I thought I would share one of my favourite Julia Child quotes with you today. Julia Child is an American chef who brought French Cuisine to the American public. She has also written various cookbooks and had her own television show.  She has some really good quotes and who can’t agree with this one??!  …

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how to make homemade vanilla extract

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

If there’s one ingredient in my cupboard that I use a lot it’s vanilla extract. Vanilla extract gives a nice flavour to most recipes. I always like to use my own homemade vanilla extract. Making vanilla extract actually isn’t that difficult. You just need to wait a while for the extract to mature. The key…

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Baking Memories

Now that I’ve started fresh with my blog I think it’s a good time to reintroduce myself and explain why I love to bake. Ever since I was a little kid I remember having family birthday parties where there was always enough food to feed an army and delicious and beautiful cakes, mainly made by…

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Polish Plum Cake Recipe

Placek z Sliwkami – Polish Plum Cake

Yesterday I said I would challenge myself to bake around the world. I’ll be baking in random order and today I’ll be baking a Polish dish. When I was researching what to bake for Poland the first thing that came to mind were pierogies, but after a few failed attempts I stumbled across a Polish…

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