2: Birthday Bundt cake

… “Or how a quiet birthday cake went wrong” – well that was the alternative title, but I wasn’t sure I fancied seeing that for the year. Today marks my husbands 43rd birthday.  I asked in the week what cake he wanted. He has asked for some fairly ridiculous bakes in the past and they’ve…

1: Japanese Hotcakes

This might be considered a bit of a cheat, in that I’m not really sure if pancakes constitute baking.  However, it’s the first proper weekend of the new year, and the thought of eating hot, fluffy pancakes, drizzled with maple syrup has been on my mind all week.  I came across hot cakes a couple…

Baking my way through research

It seems somewhat strange to be writing a post that frankly is very unlikely to be read.  I mean, I’ve just started this blog today and no-one (apart from WordPress and me) knows that it exists.  That said, you have to start somewhere and so here I am in the first year of my PhD….