Red Velvet Cupcakes from Bluebell’s Cakery by Karla Goodwin

Red Velvet Cupcakes from the book Bluebells Cakery by Karla Goodwin. Bluebell’s Cakery is a boutique bakery in Auckland, New Zealand. Karla trained at Primrose Bakery in London.     These cupcakes have a nice cake¬†consistency¬†moist yet spongey. Because the cake was red and the icing was white with red hearts sprinkled on top, Mum […]

Peach Melba (and variations on a theme)

The Peach Melba was created for the Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba in the 1890s by French chef Auguste Escoffier, at the Savoy Hotel in London. His first version of what became the Peach Melba was fresh peaches and vanilla icecream (including a swan carved out of ice). Several years later he changed this […]