Tag: lemon


Guilt free lemon and poppy seed cake Dine in

I love baking with butter… and sugar… and white flour. Pretty controversial! I’m sure the gluten/dairy/egg/sugar free concoctions taste OK and I get that some people have genuine allergies which need to be seriously considered. However, for the same reason I don’t call spiralized zucchini “pasta” (it’s grated zucchini) or cauliflower rice “rice” (it’s blitzed cauliflower) I don’t do baking without the good “bad” stuff. Food wasn’t always demonised and labelled and people weren’t always made to feel guilty for eating what they enjoy. When my parents were growing up you ate what you were given and what you were given was...

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Lemon yoghurt cake Desserts / Dine in

I make this lemon cake when I need a sweet treat that uses one bowl and takes no time to make. Most of the ingredients I have on hand and if I don’t, I have made substitutions with equal success. Vegetable or rice bran oil, even a smidge of olive oil in a pinch. Yoghurt, buttermilk, sour cream, smidge of milk to spin it out – totally fine! One bowl means hardly any washing up, so there really aren’t any excuses not to make it! The crumb is moist and light, with a sharp lemon tang balanced with some sweetness. The...

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