Category Archives: Cakes

Learning to bake koláčes and the perfect drink pairing with Budweiser Budvar!

On a rainy midweek evening, what better way to cheer your spirits up than with … proper Czech lager and koláčes. Koláčes are traditional Czech delicacies that are a cross between pastries and the comforting inner hug you get from a … Continue reading

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New Patisseries line tasting session at Cubana London

We were kindly invited to a feedback session at Cubana Smithfield on their new patisseries line from their in-house bakery due to be launched soon. The Cubana new patisseries that we sampled, and that you will have the joy of … Continue reading

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Day 2 at The London Coffee Festival at Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane & UKBC Finals 2014!

We wanted to visit some of the exhibitors and talks that we had not had a chance on our previous day, as well as ensuring we did not miss the theatre and showmanship of the UK Barista Championships on the … Continue reading

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Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Cinnamon & Chocolate Chip Cake

In keeping with my strict new FODMAP diet for my IBS and needing to have gluten, wheat and dairy free products, but did not want to miss out on my treats, I decided to make a GWD-Free Cinnamon and Chocolate Chip … Continue reading

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Lemon Raisin Sponge – a quick and easy recipe

A quick and easy sponge cake recipe – but with a goantolondon twist. Pre-heat the oven to 180 oC. Measure out into a cake mixing bowl: 100g caster sugar 50g butter 50g sunflower oil Combine these together. Next add: 100g … Continue reading

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Save room for dessert – Guava Heart of Darkness recipe

A dark chocolate souffle with a wonderfully fruity guava jam centre. Ingredients: 200g dark chocolate (our preference is Santo Domingo 70% Dark Chocolate), chopped 150g butter, cut into cubes plus extra for the ramekins 6 free-range medium eggs 175g sugar … Continue reading

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Coconut Rum, Lime and Coconut Sponge Cake – A zesty taste of paradise

A light coconut sponge cake soaked in a coconut rum and lime juice and topped with a lime cream. A wonderfully light but memorable dessert to end a meal or picnic outdoors during the summer months. Ingredients 200g caster sugar … Continue reading

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