Archive for the ‘cake’ Category

un-persian love cake
October, 2009

cake…and…love?

pistachio & rosewater

pistachio & rosewater

as i searched the internet for a cake recipe involving pistachios and rosewater, i kept finding postings for ‘persian love cake’… which looked absolutely like an un-persian american cake using very persian flavours.

north americans equating this mix of persian flavours to love could be deconstructed in all its lovely orientalist undercurrents, but lets for a moment humour this idea, this love cake, as in the end it was quite lovely…

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karlien’s raspberry chocolate cake
August, 2009

Raspberry Chocolate Cakebased off the famous cafe crunch’s fudgey cake, karlien taught me how to make this incredibly decadent dark chocolate cake baked with fresh raspberries and topped with a light raspberry cream cheese glaze.

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green cake and jam
June, 2009

pump

viennese pumpkin seed oil makes for a fabulously delicious green cake,

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