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Sweet Treats – Vegan Chocolate Cake

Without stating the obvious, there are all sorts of reasons why you should have this recipe handy.

It’s a beautiful soft cake with a tender crumb, with a result not unlike my Legless Chocolate Cake. It’s ideal for any sort of celebration and could easily support thick icing and birthday candles. It keeps well for several days, and freezes beautifully, meaning you can make this in advance and decorate it closer to time. Continue reading Sweet Treats – Vegan Chocolate Cake

Desserts – Caramel Pannacotta

Another year, another house move.

Much as I loved my inner northern digs, in the eclectic household with mosaic floors and fruit trees and artworks and a lovely dog and the overwhelming noise of trains that roared past, the time to move came when my housemate announced her own seachange to gentler climes.

I’m going to miss that house a lot. Still, there’s no point looking backwards – the future is here and it carries with it a new locale, a new housemate and a new way of doing things. Gone is the emphasis on meat-free eating, the careless placement of objects, the large collection of beautiful artisanal china plates and bowls to work with. Now I have a spa-like bathroom, two boofy dogs for company and joy of joys, a fabulous steel and shiny kitchen with a six-burner hob.

And I have a housemate with a definite thing for caramel. Caramel votive candles that is.

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