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Lemon, thyme and figs cake (vegan)

I love thyme. I have a very perky plant on my balcony and it needs regular trimming. It’s so aromatic and delicious and I love to pair it with sweet stuff, like most herbs! I devised this lemon and thyme and figs cake because figs were really delicious and pretty, and the thyme needed trimming […]

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Saffron, peaches and chocolate cheesecake/entremet (vegan)

This is probably my favourite cheesecake so far. I am not a huge fan of cheesecakes but this was not overly sweet and all the flavours worked so well together! I hope you will give this one a go 🙂 Elements:  Crunchy base – almond sablee  Fruit – peach glee + saffron  Chocolate cremeaux Cream […]

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Black Forest entremet (vegan)

I love cherries and they are at their very best right now and not for long, so I made the most of these beauties and made a delicious entremet. The entremet has several elements (as it should have!): -dark chocolate mousse -cherry and black pepper compote -dark chocolate cake -chocolate, hazelnut and black pepper croustillant […]

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Apples and peaches tart (vegan)

Hello weekend 🙂 This is a simple and super delicious bake. It allows you to play with your creativity for what concerns the decoration and it is a very lovely bite. The pastry is flaky and crunchy and sweet, with a nutty taste too. The creme pat filling is silky and well balanced in flavour […]

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Saffron, rhubarb and cardamom cake (vegan)

Hello weekend with this vegan saffron, cardamom, pistachio and rhubarb cake, decorated with palette knife buttercream flowers!  One thing that definitely drives my baking choices is creativity and learning. I always want to try something new, test new techniques, and use flavors the are typically associated to savory foods too. Basically: I want to have […]

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Soft apple cake (vegan)

Apples are just the best, right? Apples are great all year round (at least here), they are good juiced, raw, peel on, peel off, in jams, oven baked, simmered … I could go on forever. I was feeling nostalgic the other day, I haven’t seen my parents in almost a year and I was missing […]

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Mango, strawberry and passion fruit trifle (vegan)

Happy Saturday! The sun is not really shining, but spring is long overdue so I am recreating it in my kitchen, this time with this delicious parfait! I hope you will enjoy this recipe as much as I did, it was so lovely (I had it for breakfast, it reminded me of something I used […]

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“Twin peaks” tribute cherry tart (vegan)

Twin Peaks had such a huge impact on my life – I had already seen The elephant man, but it was Twin Peaks that hooked me into David Lynch’s universe, which I have never left afterwards. It is a brilliant show, I consider it a very long film broken down in pieces, especially The return. […]

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Blackberry and Caramel cake (vegan)

Vegan blackberry and caramel cake. This cake is another Miriam in fantasyland cake 🌸 meaning that I love flowers and leaves and berries and mini spoons and mini forks that drive some of our friends crazy when having to eat one of my desserts 😂  This cake has several elements:  Coconut sugar sponge – the […]

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Chocolate and orange mini cakes (vegan)

Hello! I keep refusing to accept that spring has been here for a while yet the weather in London doesn’t seem to follow the rules! So I keep brightening up my days with summery desserts. I shoot these on Saturday afternoon, it had been raining for a couple of hours and after that it was […]