Sometimes Mr Love has some great ideas…such as “Will you marry me?” or “Lets have a baby”. Unfortunately, some other notions haven’t panned out quite so well. To be fair most of these have involved dodgy facial hair – even the mention of ‘lamb chop whiskers’ gives me a stress twitch. Whilst munching on a… [Continue Reading]

Lovely lamington victoria sponge

If any cake could symbolise Mr Love and myself, I feel it must be this one. Lamingtons are an Australian institution and the classic Victoria Sponge is quintessentially British. I’ve talked recently about baking mash-ups ( cronuts, duffins etc ) and here is one that really works. Rather like Mr L and I. When Mr… [Continue Reading]

Rhubarb & Custard Lamingtons – Or, how I nearly lost my mind making rhubarb ribbon

I’ve made ribbon out of rhubarb! Well, its not often I get to start a post with that sentence. What next? Oh hello, I’ve created shoelaces from tofu? What brought on this madness? Well, I was inspired by the charming Mr P of delicious,delicious,delicious and his ‘Re-inventing the Lamington’ challenge.  Having lived in Melbourne I am… [Continue Reading]