Lemon + olive oil + polenta cake with rosemary syrup.

Dense, al dente, and drenched in fragrant, sticky sugar syrup. This cake is a corn-based cousin to one of my favourite treats: Arabic semolina cake (a.k.a. harissa, namoura, basbousa or revani). Continue reading

The Isobel Cake: Blue ombré white chocolate mud cake + peach iced tea frosting.

Isobel usually has white-blonde hair ‘fading’ to dark blue at the ends. (She now has peachy-red hair ‘fading’ to same.) Isobel likes EasyWay iced tea and chocolate-covered sunflower seeds. (She also like dinosaurs.)

This is Isobel’s cake. Continue reading