Black Forest gateau with meringue mushrooms (GF!)
Baking / Free from / gluten-free / vegetarian

Black Forest gateau with meringue mushrooms (GF!)

For almost five years, my boyfriend has been harassing me (the sentence could end there…) to make him a Black Forest gateau. I have been desperately holding out for a number of reasons, namely: Black Forest gateau is just too retro (and not in a good way) and should be laid to rest along with … Continue reading

Orange & amaretto chocolate torte
Baking / dairy free / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / vegetarian

Orange & amaretto chocolate torte

My boyfriend’s birthday is next week and as we’re away this year (and I’m frightened of baking in temperamental foreign ovens…) he’s getting his cake early. I felt a bit guilty about not giving him the cake on his actual birthday but have overcome this by reminding myself that: 1) who ever complained about being … Continue reading