Lorraine pascale birthday cake recipes

Birthday cakes- Rocky road cake and coffee and walnut.

Birthday cakes- Rocky road cake and coffee and walnut.

I finally decided on baking a rocky road cake from Lorraine Pascale's home cooking made easy. Although Ms Pascale describes the cake as "a very naughty rocky road cake", there was actually no pictures on how this cake should look
Mum's Chocolate Marble Birthday Cake

Mum's Chocolate Marble Birthday Cake

Originally, I was going to bake Lorraine Pascale's Crounching Tiger Hidden Zebra Cake. Saturday becomes a very busy day as we do two performances, so I promised my mum that I'd make her a birthday cake on Sunday (despite being very tired from the after party on Saturday night)
Triple Layer Matcha Chocolate Cake

Triple Layer Matcha Chocolate Cake

To be fair, I had already decided a while back I would try decorating a cake this way after having seen Lorraine Pascale do it, but then I forgot about it - as I do
happy new year!

happy new year!

i seemed to do a lot of baking this month including my first proper go at some bread (lorraine pascale's chorizo and thyme fougasse) with a kenwood chef dough hook
Who let the Goats out?

Who let the Goats out?

Unlike the ricotta which I used purely for cooking, the goats cheese was fantastic on its own and most got eaten on bread, oatcakes, crackers and in sandwiches