Almond Biscotti

I love these almond Biscotti. Usually wafer thin, they are delicious with coffee or enjoyed as a treat on their own. Unfortunately this is not a family recipe.I don’t think either of my grandparents ever made them. A former colleague used to make these, and I keep forgetting to get the recipe from her. However…

Tiramisu in the morning

Whenever I need to feed the masses I make this for dessert. It’s quick and easy to put together, best made the day before and always received with pleasure. This particular version was made early in the morning for a dinner to come that night. Really it’s best made the night before but even if…

Coffee and Walnut Layer Cake

I was feeling in a generous mood so decided to make a cake to share with my colleagues at Monday morning tea. Having plenty of walnuts in the house, I decided to make this delicious looking sponge from Nigella Lawson’s Kitchen. Though the recipe calls for the batter to be made up in a food…