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Welcome to my blog!

Thanks for stopping by to check out my recipes :). This blog started as a way for me to record and share my favourite recipes. I've always been the kind of cook who 1) never follows some else's recipe to the T the first time and 2) works by eyeball and taste rather than measure. This 'chuck it in until it looks pretty' method of cooking is fun, and means that my meals never taste the same twice. However, it also means that I can never remember what recipe originally inspired a dish I've made, or what personal touches I added! I decided to be stricter on myself in recording quantities and document them here.

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Baking

Dark Chocolate Cake

I found this recipe for dark chocolate cake on a recipe blog called Modern Honey (check out the chocolate chip cookies - to die for!) and fell in love immediately. I lowered the sugar and added some coffee for a slightly richer recipe. You can bake it as a single cake, or two separate cakes… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Cake