Blackberry cake

Sweet and succulent blackberries are delicacies at this time of year on this side of the world. The best thing about blackberry season is that if you have the time and patience, you can hand pick them pretty much anywhere. We only had to walk a few hundred meters from our home to fill a…

Hazelnut and Cranberry Biscotti

Originally made as a long shelf-life food for travellers and enjoyed by the Roman Legions thousands of years ago, today‚Äôs biscotti are a popular accompaniment to coffee. These double baked biscuits should not be overlooked: their crispy and dry texture is the perfect medium to soak up coffee or wine. No butter or oil and…