Tag Archives: Dessert

Bruce Bogtrotter’s Chocolate Cake

Bruce Bogtrotter is the poor sod who’s made to eat the entirety of a ridiculously huge chocolate cake by the evil Miss Trunchbull in Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’ (click here to see the stomach churning scene from the movie). When I … Continue reading

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Lemon cream cheese butter cake

I come from a line of very skilled bakers. My aunt, HK, in London very kindly sent me this book she put together of a collection of delicious lemon cakes. HK is baking a different lemon cake every month for … Continue reading

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Cupcakes in ice cream cones

Friends, feast your eyes on these: Why yes, those are cupcakes baked into ice cream cones. Rocky road cupcakes with marshmallow frosting to be precise. I saw the recipe on A Beautiful Mess and tweaked it a bit. The flags … Continue reading

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10 Things I thought I would love (until I tried them)

1 Sledding Coming from the southern hemisphere, I have a vastly romanticised idea of many snow/Christmas related activities. So I was completely crushed last year when I discovered that sledding (or tobogganing) sucks. My friends and I took a ski … Continue reading

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