Category Archives: Ginger

Mini Ginger and Chamomile Sponge Sandwich Cakes

Well, I think it’s time to say goodbye to Ginger Month.  It’s March and I’m now thinking about planting vegetables, ready for the spring.  We have asparagus root (a valentine’s gift), courgettes, narcissus and a variety of herbs. I’m looking … Continue reading

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Ginger, Chocolate and Caramel Layer Cake

With St Valentine’s Day just over, there has been an abundance of recipes saturating the internet for chocolate desserts or hidden-heart cupcakes all slathered with frostings in every shade of red or pink, sprinkled with tiny heart sprinkles… Maybe, just … Continue reading

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Glitter Cookies – Ginger, Chocolate and Orange

Oh my, what’s not to love?  The gentle aphrodisiac of ginger, the cheeky sweetness of orange and the silkiness of warm chocolate.  Perfect. There’s nothing more delicious than chunky cookies that are crisp on the outside and soft and chewy … Continue reading

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Spicy Fresh Gingerbread (for ‘Ginger Month’)

The Ginger Chronicles Is anyone else feeling the long dark days and the bitter cold of February already? Luckily, I have a fetish for fresh root ginger, so I’m designating February ‘Ginger Month’. Irresistibly soulful, gingerbread exudes that exotic warmth … Continue reading

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Birthday Carrot Cake

What sort of cake do you make for a little sis who’s sparkly, bubbly, funny, beautiful and well-travelled? And slightly mad?!!  (JK, sis, JK!) It had to be bright and bold. It had to be carrot cake, with deliciously decadent … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake (Oil-free, Gluten-free)

Carrot Cake (oil-free, gluten-free) I have been on the hunt for the perfect carrot cake recipe for about two years. No joke. Being a vegetarian, I feel it’s a duty to nail this one. But have you ever just felt … Continue reading

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Ginger Biscuits

This is a blast from the past, isn’t it?  Everybody (in the UK, anyway), has fond memories of the ginger biscuit. “Oh my God.  This takes me back,” proclaimed D, mouthful of crumbs. “I love these.” I think about my … Continue reading

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