Archive for January, 2010

Baby cakes


There were no words. The first thing I ate after giving birth to Kate on January 15 was a bar of Snickers. It tasted so indescribably good, so toe-curlingly divine that I seriously would’ve bitten off my husband Z’s head if he dared utter a word to interrupt. I had been a gestational diabetic for three months and was making up for lost time.

Sugar Underload


This is what I made for Christmas: Trifle with strawberries, peaches and an avalanche of mascarpone cream… Creamy cheesecake topped with chocolate ganache and chopped Snickers… Rice crispies bars with gooey peanut butter and chocolate ganache… And finally, petite cheesecakes made with condensed milk on a crust of digestive biscuits. Don’t ask me what was