Monthly Archives: March 2010

Guatemalan Cacao Cake

We were lucky recently to be offered a pound of pure Guatemalan cacao beans by a friend with a contact on a plantation. It all felt a bit covert – she emailed, we chose our weight, transferred the money and … Continue reading

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Why we love Brixton market

If you’re a regular reader, you already know how we feel about the market which lies on Ellie’s old doorstep on Electric Avenue. We both live a short cycle ride away now, and still swing by after work for weekly … Continue reading

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Icelandic caramel and date cake

Sunshine. We didn’t have a great deal of it on mine and Tom’s road trip around Iceland last month. What we did get was more exciting – glaciers, hot pools, black gravel beaches and this family recipe, which was given … Continue reading

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