Lemon alfajores

Fairtrade Sugar Crisis and Spring time baking

Happy Easter everyone! I’m SO glad the winter is finally over and I can’t tell you how happy the daffodils and the blossom make me. This has been a particularly hard and long winter for me, so I’m very glad to see the back of it.Spring is so full of…

Lava Cake

Desert Island Puddings #3: Fairtrade Chocolate Lava Cake (melt in the middle!)

Well, I just couldn’t possibly survive on my island without a chocolate dessert, so this next recipe is of a  Fairtrade Melt in the Middle Chocolate Pudding, AKA “Lava Cake”. There is something simply perfect about a well made Lava Cake… with it’s crunchy exterior and melted chocolate center… you…

Meringues

Funky Fairtrade sugar meringues

This week I chose Fairtrade sugar as my main ingredient (hence the sugar post a few  days ago) and it was partly because I caught a few minutes of a Paul Hollywood (baking god in the UK) programme where he introduced the ‘Meringue Girls’, who are (very successfully), making meringues…