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”→
A 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 lalalala! Continue reading “Super Quick Moelleux au chocolat”→