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Orange Blossom and Pistachio Madeleines

These madeleines are Middle Eastern Inspired, with orange blossom water, honey and pistachios I should create a folder on my blog dedicated to madeleines! I love these little cakes so much that I keep reinventing them with different flavours. I also make it often, when I know friends are coming over for tea, as the batter can be made in advance and baked up whilst your guests are there. In…

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Whole Orange, Cardamom and Polenta Cake

An incredibly moist and flavourful cake, fragrant with freshly ground cardamom and free from gluten and dairy. We were having dinner with a friend a few weeks back and, unsurprisingly, I wanted to bake something to take along. I thought that this orange, cardamom and polenta cake would be the perfect accompaniment to the end of a meal. I also wanted to create something Eid-inspired, as I have many Muslim…

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Orange and Almond Cheesecake with Roasted Apricots

A very forgiving cheesecake, thanks to the roasted apricots which are piled on it – the perfect camouflage for any imperfections I know that cheesecakes can be intimidating and that people try to achieve that perfect top, without any browning, cracks or sinking – why though?! Call the cheesecake police on me, but this is a more rustic version that does not require you to line your tin with foil…

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