Carrot Cake

 

One of my all-time favourites! The first time I heard of carrot cake was through a Canadian friend of my mum. I was 17 at the time, newly arrived in Switzerland from Niger where I had spent most of my life. For me, it was just inconceivable to have a cake made of carrots. What an idea! It was bad enough to have them in salads or as a side dish, but how could people want to eat a cake made of carrots? Continue reading “Carrot Cake”

Super Quick Moelleux au chocolat

Moelleux au chocolatA little school break is always welcome, two weeks to relax, cook, sew, craft, read and do nothing at all! My students were beginning to drive me nuts so I really needed this little separation. Plus,  with a bit of luck I’ll be heading to Madrid for 10 days but I’ll know more about that in the coming days.

Did I mention that my family was chocoholic? Probably, yes! This yummy, moist cake is really a family favourite and if you haven’t got yours  yet, this might just be what you’re looking for.  Moelleux in French means soft. That’s exactly what this cake is about: soft, melt in your mouth, fudge-like texture and strong in cocoa flavour and just a hint of sweetness. Oh lalalalaContinue reading “Super Quick Moelleux au chocolat”