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Delving Deep Into My Kitchen Drawer. A Recipe for The World’s Oldest Cake. Linzertorte.

I have an almost empty jar of my mother’s home-made plum jam in the refrigerator. Word associations. Plum jam. Jam tart. Hazelnuts and jam. Linzertorte. A delicious tart made with a crumbly crust of flour, butter, egg yolks, and ground hazelnuts. … Continue reading

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Let them Eat Cake. Layered Victoria Sponge Cake with Fresh Berries and Cream.

This week we celebrated our daughters’ thirteenth birthday. For me the most important part of any birthday celebration is the cake. I always like to bake and decorate my own birthday cakes. There is a certain degree of charm to … Continue reading

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