Tag Archive 'almonds'

Almond & Berry Friands

I have two friand sheets with 9 moulds each.  This recipe usually makes twelve so I do six in each to ensure things bake evenly.   Butter your moulds well, then SIFT: 1/2 cup cake (plain) flour with 1 1/2 cups icing sugar MIX WITH: 1 cup freshly ground almonds ADD: 1 tspns vanilla extract 175g […]

Smugglers and Berried Treasure

This morning when I got up, I already knew what kind of a day it was going to be.  All night the wind howled as our timber frame house creaked and rocked around me like a reaver’s lugger.  I didn’t actually need to open my eyes as I rolled out of my berth (sorry, bed) […]