Something to bake: raspberry and hazelnut flapjack bars

I bake for lots of reasons. Because I need to bring refreshments somewhere. Because I need to supply our cupboards more conveniently with emergency cake. And for comfort, of course, always for comfort. In a week in which David Bowie and Alan Rickman have both passed on unexpectedly, plus that avalanche earlier in the week and … Continue reading Something to bake: raspberry and hazelnut flapjack bars

Cakery Bakery: Hummingbird Bakery Apple Streusel Cake

Are you afraid of baking? Don't be: it is one of the most comforting things I know. Today I slogged through a massive pile of washing-up, steadfastly ignoring the baby-monitor screeches in the corner (we do not love controlled crying around here, no sir). Then I started weighing out flour, and was instantly soothed. I used to be … Continue reading Cakery Bakery: Hummingbird Bakery Apple Streusel Cake