Basic but Impressive · Cake Time · Party Food

Sweet Shop Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake

Ingredients (Makes one large cake, increase for additional layers) For the Cake 75g cocoa powder, sifted 150g light brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence 375ml boiling water 200g butter, plus extra for greasing 225g caster sugar 3 large eggs 335g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda   For the Icing… Continue reading Sweet Shop Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake

Fish · Party Food · Plan Ahead · Unexpectedly from Scratch · Worth the Extra Effort

Citrus Cured Salmon Gravalax

Ingredients 1 filleted side of fresh salmon (around 900g) 2 large bunches of fresh dill   For the salt mix 250g Maldon sea salt 375g demerara sugar 4 star anise 1 tsp coriander seeds Zest of 3 oranges Zest 1 lime Zest 1 lemon   For the horseradish crème fraiche (to serve) 100ml double cream… Continue reading Citrus Cured Salmon Gravalax