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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Light chocolate sponge cake

I confess I have been using this same sponge recipe with it’s rich chocolate butter icing for years now so it’s truly tried and tested. The original recipe came from the mother of one of my former boyfriends and although the boyfriend is gone this chocolate cake and I are meant for each other. I […]

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Red Wine Mushroom Sauce

This recipe from Bon Appetit is a perfect dinner party dish. It goes really well with a beef roast or steak taking a simple dinner to something just a little more special. I usually serve it with a beef tenderloin, a Layered Potato Gratin (recipe coming soon!) and simply steamed harricot vert or green beans. […]

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