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

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Whole wheat + olive oil + molasses cookies.

a.k.a “There’s nothing fun in the pantry and we don’t have any butter but hey these are pretty good!” i.e. When the end product is much greater than the sum of its rather boring parts. Continue reading