Sweet Things: Raspberry and Mascarpone Palmiers

Take 5: Puff pastry, sugar, mascarpone, raspberries, cherry conserve. As I am in my present nomadic condition without an oven, there have been no cakes or baking forthcoming for last number of weeks. I must resort to the best I can find ready-made. I did find an utterly delicious orange and almond cake which was… [Read More]

Sweet Things: Intense Raspberry Icing

Unsalted butter, icing sugar, frozen raspberries, dehydrated raspberry dust, whole dehydrated raspberries. I am not going to give you a recipe for a cake in this instance, but just for the most intense raspberry icing you could possibly imagine. It is the brain child of my sister who made a glorious cake for her daughter’s… [Read More]