My Little Persian Kitchen Orange Blossom Cake

In an attempt to feel the joys of spring despite this cold damp weather we are having I have had a few evenings of playing around with some ingredients in my little Persian kitchen. This lovely little orange blossom & cardamom cake is the result.

Sweet Potato Rosti with Poached Eggs – Lazy Sunday Brunch

Sunday’s, in my humble opinion, should forever be a day of rest! I get very grumpy if I have to leave the house before midday on a Sunday or have to change out of my pyjama’s pre 10am! Thank goodness the postman doesn’t work on Sunday’s!

Torshi! (pickled garlic with barberries)

Iranians enjoy picked foods with most stews/rice dishes and kabab. You will find some wonderous and often unusual pickled foods in Iran from garlic to walnuts & even fruits like melon. I have never had pickled melon and not sure I want to but I absolutely love pickled garlic.

Cakes! A Life Long Love

I make cakes. A lot of cakes. Too often we throw cakes away that I have made as we haven’t managed to eat them. But, it is an unequivocal love for me, making cakes, pastries & desserts of any description really.

Raspberry & Rose Madelines

The weekend started like this….

Me: “Kasper, you could help mummy make some cakes this morning if you like?”

Kasper: “Hmmm I could, but I’m not gonna!”